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Subtract 3/27 from 5/50

5/50 - 3/27 is -1/90.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 27 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 27 = 1350,
    5/50 = 5 × 27/50 × 27 = 135/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 50 = 1350,
    3/27 = 3 × 50/27 × 50 = 150/1350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    135/1350 - 150/1350 = 135 - 150/1350 = -15/1350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/90

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