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Subtract 4/50 from 42/32

1st number: 1 10/32, 2nd number: 4/50

42/32 - 4/50 is 493/400.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 50 is 800
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 25 = 800,
    42/32 = 42 × 25/32 × 25 = 1050/800
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 16 = 800,
    4/50 = 4 × 16/50 × 16 = 64/800
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1050/800 - 64/800 = 1050 - 64/800 = 986/800
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 493/400
  6. In mixed form: 193/400

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