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Subtract 75/6 from 50/5

1st number: 10 0/5, 2nd number: 12 3/6

50/5 - 75/6 is -5/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    50/5 = 50 × 6/5 × 6 = 300/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    75/6 = 75 × 5/6 × 5 = 375/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    300/30 - 375/30 = 300 - 375/30 = -75/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -5/2

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