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Subtract 3/50 from 3/2

1st number: 1 1/2, 2nd number: 3/50

3/2 - 3/50 is 36/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 25 = 50,
    3/2 = 3 × 25/2 × 25 = 75/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    3/50 = 3 × 1/50 × 1 = 3/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/50 - 3/50 = 75 - 3/50 = 72/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 36/25
  6. In mixed form: 111/25

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