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Subtract 90/12 from 50/5

1st number: 10 0/5, 2nd number: 7 6/12

50/5 - 90/12 is 5/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 12 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 12 × 5 = 60,
    90/12 = 90 × 5/12 × 5 = 450/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    600/60 - 450/60 = 600 - 450/60 = 150/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/2
  6. In mixed form: 21/2

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