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Subtract 30/60 from 50/5

1st number: 10 0/5, 2nd number: 30/60

50/5 - 30/60 is 19/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    50/5 = 50 × 12/5 × 12 = 600/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    30/60 = 30 × 1/60 × 1 = 30/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    600/60 - 30/60 = 600 - 30/60 = 570/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/2
  6. In mixed form: 91/2

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