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Subtract 56/50 from 3/30

1st number: 3/30, 2nd number: 1 6/50

3/30 - 56/50 is -51/50.

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,
    56/50 = 56 × 3/50 × 3 = 168/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    15/150 - 168/150 = 15 - 168/150 = -153/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -51/50

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