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Subtract 50/18 from 12/2

1st number: 6 0/2, 2nd number: 2 14/18

12/2 - 50/18 is 29/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    12/2 = 12 × 9/2 × 9 = 108/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    50/18 = 50 × 1/18 × 1 = 50/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    108/18 - 50/18 = 108 - 50/18 = 58/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/9
  6. In mixed form: 32/9

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