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Subtract 15/5 from 50/4

1st number: 12 2/4, 2nd number: 3 0/5

50/4 - 15/5 is 19/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 5 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    50/4 = 50 × 5/4 × 5 = 250/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    15/5 = 15 × 4/5 × 4 = 60/20
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    250/20 - 60/20 = 250 - 60/20 = 190/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/2
  6. In mixed form: 91/2

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