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Subtract 5/50 from 50/24

1st number: 2 2/24, 2nd number: 5/50

50/24 - 5/50 is 119/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 50 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    50/24 = 50 × 25/24 × 25 = 1250/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 12 = 600,
    5/50 = 5 × 12/50 × 12 = 60/600
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1250/600 - 60/600 = 1250 - 60/600 = 1190/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 119/60
  6. In mixed form: 159/60

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