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Subtract 3/50 from 20/4

1st number: 5 0/4, 2nd number: 3/50

20/4 - 3/50 is 247/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 50 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    20/4 = 20 × 25/4 × 25 = 500/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    3/50 = 3 × 2/50 × 2 = 6/100
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    500/100 - 6/100 = 500 - 6/100 = 494/100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 247/50
  6. In mixed form: 447/50

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