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Subtract 1/50 from 2/8

2/8 - 1/50 is 23/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 50 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    2/8 = 2 × 25/8 × 25 = 50/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    1/50 = 1 × 4/50 × 4 = 4/200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/200 - 4/200 = 50 - 4/200 = 46/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/100

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