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Subtract 45/24 from 50/25

1st number: 2 0/25, 2nd number: 1 21/24

50/25 - 45/24 is 1/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 24 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 24 = 600,
    50/25 = 50 × 24/25 × 24 = 1200/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    45/24 = 45 × 25/24 × 25 = 1125/600
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1200/600 - 1125/600 = 1200 - 1125/600 = 75/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/8

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