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Subtract 5/30 from 4/50

4/50 - 5/30 is -13/150.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 30 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    4/50 = 4 × 3/50 × 3 = 12/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    5/30 = 5 × 5/30 × 5 = 25/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/150 - 25/150 = 12 - 25/150 = -13/150

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