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Subtract 50/54 from 30/18

1st number: 1 12/18, 2nd number: 50/54

30/18 - 50/54 is 20/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 3 = 54,
    30/18 = 30 × 3/18 × 3 = 90/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    50/54 = 50 × 1/54 × 1 = 50/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/54 - 50/54 = 90 - 50/54 = 40/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 20/27

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