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Subtract 1/50 from 30/8

1st number: 3 6/8, 2nd number: 1/50

30/8 - 1/50 is 373/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 50 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    30/8 = 30 × 25/8 × 25 = 750/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    1/50 = 1 × 4/50 × 4 = 4/200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    750/200 - 4/200 = 750 - 4/200 = 746/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 373/100
  6. In mixed form: 373/100

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