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Subtract 54/24 from 3/50

1st number: 3/50, 2nd number: 2 6/24

3/50 - 54/24 is -219/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 24 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 12 = 600,
    3/50 = 3 × 12/50 × 12 = 36/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    54/24 = 54 × 25/24 × 25 = 1350/600
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/600 - 1350/600 = 36 - 1350/600 = -1314/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -219/100

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