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Subtract 7/30 from 1/50

1/50 - 7/30 is -16/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 30 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 30 × 5 = 150,
    7/30 = 7 × 5/30 × 5 = 35/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3/150 - 35/150 = 3 - 35/150 = -32/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -16/75

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