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Subtract 5/50 from 3/6

3/6 - 5/50 is 2/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    3/6 = 3 × 25/6 × 25 = 75/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    5/50 = 5 × 3/50 × 3 = 15/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/150 - 15/150 = 75 - 15/150 = 60/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/5

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