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Subtract 6/50 from 21/5

1st number: 4 1/5, 2nd number: 6/50

21/5 - 6/50 is 102/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 10 = 50,
    21/5 = 21 × 10/5 × 10 = 210/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    6/50 = 6 × 1/50 × 1 = 6/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    210/50 - 6/50 = 210 - 6/50 = 204/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 102/25
  6. In mixed form: 42/25

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