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Subtract 5/50 from 4/8

4/8 - 5/50 is 2/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 50 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    4/8 = 4 × 25/8 × 25 = 100/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    5/50 = 5 × 4/50 × 4 = 20/200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    100/200 - 20/200 = 100 - 20/200 = 80/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/5

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