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Subtract 50/30 from 12/50

1st number: 12/50, 2nd number: 1 20/30

12/50 - 50/30 is -107/75.

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,
    12/50 = 12 × 3/50 × 3 = 36/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    50/30 = 50 × 5/30 × 5 = 250/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/150 - 250/150 = 36 - 250/150 = -214/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -107/75

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