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Subtract 15/6 from 50/75

1st number: 50/75, 2nd number: 2 3/6

50/75 - 15/6 is -11/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    50/75 = 50 × 2/75 × 2 = 100/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    15/6 = 15 × 25/6 × 25 = 375/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    100/150 - 375/150 = 100 - 375/150 = -275/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -11/6

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