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Subtract 1/50 from 42/6

1st number: 7 0/6, 2nd number: 1/50

42/6 - 1/50 is 349/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    42/6 = 42 × 25/6 × 25 = 1050/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    1/50 = 1 × 3/50 × 3 = 3/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1050/150 - 3/150 = 1050 - 3/150 = 1047/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 349/50
  6. In mixed form: 649/50

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