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Subtract 50/30 from 4/75

1st number: 4/75, 2nd number: 1 20/30

4/75 - 50/30 is -121/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 30 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    4/75 = 4 × 2/75 × 2 = 8/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    50/30 = 50 × 5/30 × 5 = 250/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/150 - 250/150 = 8 - 250/150 = -242/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -121/75

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