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Subtract 15/36 from 50/25

1st number: 2 0/25, 2nd number: 15/36

50/25 - 15/36 is 19/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 36 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 36 = 900,
    50/25 = 50 × 36/25 × 36 = 1800/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    15/36 = 15 × 25/36 × 25 = 375/900
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1800/900 - 375/900 = 1800 - 375/900 = 1425/900
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/12
  6. In mixed form: 17/12

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