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Subtract 50/30 from 50/24

1st number: 2 2/24, 2nd number: 1 20/30

50/24 - 50/30 is 5/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    50/24 = 50 × 5/24 × 5 = 250/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    50/30 = 50 × 4/30 × 4 = 200/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    250/120 - 200/120 = 250 - 200/120 = 50/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/12

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