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Subtract 28/40 from 75/50

1st number: 1 25/50, 2nd number: 28/40

75/50 - 28/40 is 4/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 40 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    75/50 = 75 × 4/50 × 4 = 300/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 5 = 200,
    28/40 = 28 × 5/40 × 5 = 140/200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    300/200 - 140/200 = 300 - 140/200 = 160/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/5

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