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Subtract 3/50 from 4/5

4/5 - 3/50 is 37/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 10 = 50,
    4/5 = 4 × 10/5 × 10 = 40/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    3/50 = 3 × 1/50 × 1 = 3/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/50 - 3/50 = 40 - 3/50 = 37/50

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