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Subtract 4/50 from 1/3

1/3 - 4/50 is 19/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 50 = 150,
    1/3 = 1 × 50/3 × 50 = 50/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    4/50 = 4 × 3/50 × 3 = 12/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/150 - 12/150 = 50 - 12/150 = 38/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/75

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