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Subtract 5/50 from 20/24

20/24 - 5/50 is 11/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 50 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    20/24 = 20 × 25/24 × 25 = 500/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 12 = 600,
    5/50 = 5 × 12/50 × 12 = 60/600
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    500/600 - 60/600 = 500 - 60/600 = 440/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/15

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