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Subtract 30/42 from 50/5

1st number: 10 0/5, 2nd number: 30/42

50/5 - 30/42 is 65/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 42 = 210,
    50/5 = 50 × 42/5 × 42 = 2100/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    30/42 = 30 × 5/42 × 5 = 150/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2100/210 - 150/210 = 2100 - 150/210 = 1950/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/7
  6. In mixed form: 92/7

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