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Subtract 8/6 from 50/5

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

50/5 - 8/6 is 26/3.

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,
    8/6 = 8 × 5/6 × 5 = 40/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    300/30 - 40/30 = 300 - 40/30 = 260/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 26/3
  6. In mixed form: 82/3

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