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Subtract 8/6 from 15/50

1st number: 15/50, 2nd number: 1 2/6

15/50 - 8/6 is -31/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    15/50 = 15 × 3/50 × 3 = 45/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    8/6 = 8 × 25/6 × 25 = 200/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/150 - 200/150 = 45 - 200/150 = -155/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -31/30

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