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Subtract 50/6 from 28/5

1st number: 5 3/5, 2nd number: 8 2/6

28/5 - 50/6 is -41/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    28/5 = 28 × 6/5 × 6 = 168/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    50/6 = 50 × 5/6 × 5 = 250/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    168/30 - 250/30 = 168 - 250/30 = -82/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -41/15

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