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Subtract 9/30 from 50/4

1st number: 12 2/4, 2nd number: 9/30

50/4 - 9/30 is 61/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    50/4 = 50 × 15/4 × 15 = 750/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    9/30 = 9 × 2/30 × 2 = 18/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    750/60 - 18/60 = 750 - 18/60 = 732/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/5
  6. In mixed form: 121/5

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