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Subtract 5/6 from 3/50

3/50 - 5/6 is -58/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    3/50 = 3 × 3/50 × 3 = 9/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    5/6 = 5 × 25/6 × 25 = 125/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/150 - 125/150 = 9 - 125/150 = -116/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -58/75

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