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Subtract 25/6 from 50/8

1st number: 6 2/8, 2nd number: 4 1/6

50/8 - 25/6 is 25/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 6 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    50/8 = 50 × 3/8 × 3 = 150/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    25/6 = 25 × 4/6 × 4 = 100/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/24 - 100/24 = 150 - 100/24 = 50/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/12
  6. In mixed form: 21/12

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