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Subtract 20/54 from 24/50

24/50 - 20/54 is 74/675.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 54 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 27 = 1350,
    24/50 = 24 × 27/50 × 27 = 648/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    20/54 = 20 × 25/54 × 25 = 500/1350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    648/1350 - 500/1350 = 648 - 500/1350 = 148/1350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 74/675

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