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Subtract 10/50 from 75/42

1st number: 1 33/42, 2nd number: 10/50

75/42 - 10/50 is 111/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 50 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    75/42 = 75 × 25/42 × 25 = 1875/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    10/50 = 10 × 21/50 × 21 = 210/1050
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1875/1050 - 210/1050 = 1875 - 210/1050 = 1665/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 111/70
  6. In mixed form: 141/70

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