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Subtract 70/60 from 84/50

1st number: 1 34/50, 2nd number: 1 10/60

84/50 - 70/60 is 77/150.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 60 is 300

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    84/50 = 84 × 6/50 × 6 = 504/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    70/60 = 70 × 5/60 × 5 = 350/300
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    504/300 - 350/300 = 504 - 350/300 = 154/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/150

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