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Subtract 25/50 from 70/35

1st number: 2 0/35, 2nd number: 25/50

70/35 - 25/50 is 3/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 10 = 350,
    70/35 = 70 × 10/35 × 10 = 700/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    25/50 = 25 × 7/50 × 7 = 175/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    700/350 - 175/350 = 700 - 175/350 = 525/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/2
  6. In mixed form: 11/2

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