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Subtract 2/3 from 50/2

1st number: 25 0/2, 2nd number: 2/3

50/2 - 2/3 is 73/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 3 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    50/2 = 50 × 3/2 × 3 = 150/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    2/3 = 2 × 2/3 × 2 = 4/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/6 - 4/6 = 150 - 4/6 = 146/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/3
  6. In mixed form: 241/3

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