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Subtract 2/50 from 2/48

2/48 - 2/50 is 1/600.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 50 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 25 = 1200,
    2/48 = 2 × 25/48 × 25 = 50/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 24 = 1200,
    2/50 = 2 × 24/50 × 24 = 48/1200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/1200 - 48/1200 = 50 - 48/1200 = 2/1200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/600

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