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Subtract 30/84 from 50/5

1st number: 10 0/5, 2nd number: 30/84

50/5 - 30/84 is 135/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 84 = 420,
    50/5 = 50 × 84/5 × 84 = 4200/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    30/84 = 30 × 5/84 × 5 = 150/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4200/420 - 150/420 = 4200 - 150/420 = 4050/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 135/14
  6. In mixed form: 99/14

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