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Subtract 4/50 from 15/10

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 4/50

15/10 - 4/50 is 71/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 5 = 50,
    15/10 = 15 × 5/10 × 5 = 75/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    4/50 = 4 × 1/50 × 1 = 4/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/50 - 4/50 = 75 - 4/50 = 71/50
  5. In mixed form: 121/50

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