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Subtract 25/6 from 50/48

1st number: 1 2/48, 2nd number: 4 1/6

50/48 - 25/6 is -25/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 6 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    50/48 = 50 × 1/48 × 1 = 50/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 8 = 48,
    25/6 = 25 × 8/6 × 8 = 200/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/48 - 200/48 = 50 - 200/48 = -150/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -25/8

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