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Subtract 30/24 from 50/5

1st number: 10 0/5, 2nd number: 1 6/24

50/5 - 30/24 is 35/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 24 = 120,
    50/5 = 50 × 24/5 × 24 = 1200/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    30/24 = 30 × 5/24 × 5 = 150/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1200/120 - 150/120 = 1200 - 150/120 = 1050/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/4
  6. In mixed form: 83/4

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