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Subtract 50/54 from 36/4

1st number: 9 0/4, 2nd number: 50/54

36/4 - 50/54 is 218/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 54 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    36/4 = 36 × 27/4 × 27 = 972/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    50/54 = 50 × 2/54 × 2 = 100/108
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    972/108 - 100/108 = 972 - 100/108 = 872/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 218/27
  6. In mixed form: 82/27

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