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Subtract 3/15 from 50/12

1st number: 4 2/12, 2nd number: 3/15

50/12 - 3/15 is 119/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 15 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    50/12 = 50 × 5/12 × 5 = 250/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    3/15 = 3 × 4/15 × 4 = 12/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    250/60 - 12/60 = 250 - 12/60 = 238/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 119/30
  6. In mixed form: 329/30

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