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Subtract 9/50 from 8/35

8/35 - 9/50 is 17/350.

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,
    8/35 = 8 × 10/35 × 10 = 80/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    9/50 = 9 × 7/50 × 7 = 63/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    80/350 - 63/350 = 80 - 63/350 = 17/350

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