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Subtract 3/6 from 50/24

1st number: 2 2/24, 2nd number: 3/6

50/24 - 3/6 is 19/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 6 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    50/24 = 50 × 1/24 × 1 = 50/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    3/6 = 3 × 4/6 × 4 = 12/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/24 - 12/24 = 50 - 12/24 = 38/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/12
  6. In mixed form: 17/12

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