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Subtract 9/10 from 50/15

1st number: 3 5/15, 2nd number: 9/10

50/15 - 9/10 is 73/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 10 is 30

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    50/15 = 50 × 2/15 × 2 = 100/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    9/10 = 9 × 3/10 × 3 = 27/30
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    100/30 - 27/30 = 100 - 27/30 = 73/30
  5. In mixed form: 213/30

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