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Subtract 30/36 from 50/25

1st number: 2 0/25, 2nd number: 30/36

50/25 - 30/36 is 7/6.

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,
    30/36 = 30 × 25/36 × 25 = 750/900
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1800/900 - 750/900 = 1800 - 750/900 = 1050/900
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/6
  6. In mixed form: 11/6

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