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Subtract 15/48 from 50/25

1st number: 2 0/25, 2nd number: 15/48

50/25 - 15/48 is 27/16.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 48 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 48 = 1200,
    50/25 = 50 × 48/25 × 48 = 2400/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 25 = 1200,
    15/48 = 15 × 25/48 × 25 = 375/1200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2400/1200 - 375/1200 = 2400 - 375/1200 = 2025/1200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/16
  6. In mixed form: 111/16

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