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Subtract 15/50 from 70/7

1st number: 10 0/7, 2nd number: 15/50

70/7 - 15/50 is 97/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,
    70/7 = 70 × 50/7 × 50 = 3500/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    15/50 = 15 × 7/50 × 7 = 105/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3500/350 - 105/350 = 3500 - 105/350 = 3395/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/10
  6. In mixed form: 97/10

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