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Subtract 50/18 from 12/6

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

12/6 - 50/18 is -7/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    12/6 = 12 × 3/6 × 3 = 36/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    50/18 = 50 × 1/18 × 1 = 50/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/18 - 50/18 = 36 - 50/18 = -14/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -7/9

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