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Subtract 24/50 from 3/30

3/30 - 24/50 is -19/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    3/30 = 3 × 5/30 × 5 = 15/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    24/50 = 24 × 3/50 × 3 = 72/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    15/150 - 72/150 = 15 - 72/150 = -57/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -19/50

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