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Subtract 2/24 from 30/50

30/50 - 2/24 is 31/60.

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,
    30/50 = 30 × 12/50 × 12 = 360/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    2/24 = 2 × 25/24 × 25 = 50/600
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    360/600 - 50/600 = 360 - 50/600 = 310/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/60

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