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Subtract 7/16 from 50/2

1st number: 25 0/2, 2nd number: 7/16

50/2 - 7/16 is 393/16.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 8 = 16,
    50/2 = 50 × 8/2 × 8 = 400/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    7/16 = 7 × 1/16 × 1 = 7/16
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    400/16 - 7/16 = 400 - 7/16 = 393/16
  5. In mixed form: 249/16

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