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Subtract 50/54 from 36/6

1st number: 6 0/6, 2nd number: 50/54

36/6 - 50/54 is 137/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    36/6 = 36 × 9/6 × 9 = 324/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    50/54 = 50 × 1/54 × 1 = 50/54
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    324/54 - 50/54 = 324 - 50/54 = 274/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 137/27
  6. In mixed form: 52/27

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