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Subtract 21/6 from 1/50

1st number: 1/50, 2nd number: 3 3/6

1/50 - 21/6 is -87/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    1/50 = 1 × 3/50 × 3 = 3/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    21/6 = 21 × 25/6 × 25 = 525/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3/150 - 525/150 = 3 - 525/150 = -522/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -87/25

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