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Subtract 1/50 from 70/48

1st number: 1 22/48, 2nd number: 1/50

70/48 - 1/50 is 863/600.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 50 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 25 = 1200,
    70/48 = 70 × 25/48 × 25 = 1750/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 24 = 1200,
    1/50 = 1 × 24/50 × 24 = 24/1200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1750/1200 - 24/1200 = 1750 - 24/1200 = 1726/1200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 863/600
  6. In mixed form: 1263/600

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