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Subtract 54/24 from 50/12

1st number: 4 2/12, 2nd number: 2 6/24

50/12 - 54/24 is 23/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    50/12 = 50 × 2/12 × 2 = 100/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    54/24 = 54 × 1/24 × 1 = 54/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    100/24 - 54/24 = 100 - 54/24 = 46/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/12
  6. In mixed form: 111/12

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