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Subtract 90/18 from 24/50

1st number: 24/50, 2nd number: 5 0/18

24/50 - 90/18 is -113/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 18 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    24/50 = 24 × 9/50 × 9 = 216/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    90/18 = 90 × 25/18 × 25 = 2250/450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/450 - 2250/450 = 216 - 2250/450 = -2034/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -113/25

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