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Subtract 1/50 from 10/80

10/80 - 1/50 is 21/200.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 50 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 5 = 400,
    10/80 = 10 × 5/80 × 5 = 50/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 8 = 400,
    1/50 = 1 × 8/50 × 8 = 8/400
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/400 - 8/400 = 50 - 8/400 = 42/400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 21/200

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