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Subtract 15/30 from 50/25

1st number: 2 0/25, 2nd number: 15/30

50/25 - 15/30 is 3/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 30 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 6 = 150,
    50/25 = 50 × 6/25 × 6 = 300/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    15/30 = 15 × 5/30 × 5 = 75/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    300/150 - 75/150 = 300 - 75/150 = 225/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/2
  6. In mixed form: 11/2

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