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Subtract 1/50 from 5/4

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

5/4 - 1/50 is 123/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 50 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    5/4 = 5 × 25/4 × 25 = 125/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    1/50 = 1 × 2/50 × 2 = 2/100
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    125/100 - 2/100 = 125 - 2/100 = 123/100
  5. In mixed form: 123/100

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