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Subtract 7/6 from 5/50

1st number: 5/50, 2nd number: 1 1/6

5/50 - 7/6 is -16/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    5/50 = 5 × 3/50 × 3 = 15/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    7/6 = 7 × 25/6 × 25 = 175/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    15/150 - 175/150 = 15 - 175/150 = -160/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -16/15

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