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Subtract 3/54 from 45/50

45/50 - 3/54 is 38/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 54 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 27 = 1350,
    45/50 = 45 × 27/50 × 27 = 1215/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    3/54 = 3 × 25/54 × 25 = 75/1350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1215/1350 - 75/1350 = 1215 - 75/1350 = 1140/1350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 38/45

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