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Subtract 10/50 from 36/75

36/75 - 10/50 is 7/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    36/75 = 36 × 2/75 × 2 = 72/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    10/50 = 10 × 3/50 × 3 = 30/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    72/150 - 30/150 = 72 - 30/150 = 42/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/25

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