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Subtract 3/45 from 50/4

1st number: 12 2/4, 2nd number: 3/45

50/4 - 3/45 is 373/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    50/4 = 50 × 45/4 × 45 = 2250/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    3/45 = 3 × 4/45 × 4 = 12/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2250/180 - 12/180 = 2250 - 12/180 = 2238/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 373/30
  6. In mixed form: 1213/30

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