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Subtract 5/6 from 20/50

20/50 - 5/6 is -13/30.

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,
    20/50 = 20 × 3/50 × 3 = 60/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    5/6 = 5 × 25/6 × 25 = 125/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/150 - 125/150 = 60 - 125/150 = -65/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/30

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