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Subtract 50/35 from 9/6

1st number: 1 3/6, 2nd number: 1 15/35

9/6 - 50/35 is 1/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 35 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 35 = 210,
    9/6 = 9 × 35/6 × 35 = 315/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    50/35 = 50 × 6/35 × 6 = 300/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    315/210 - 300/210 = 315 - 300/210 = 15/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/14

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