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Subtract 30/54 from 50/5

1st number: 10 0/5, 2nd number: 30/54

50/5 - 30/54 is 85/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 54 = 270,
    50/5 = 50 × 54/5 × 54 = 2700/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    30/54 = 30 × 5/54 × 5 = 150/270
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2700/270 - 150/270 = 2700 - 150/270 = 2550/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/9
  6. In mixed form: 94/9

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