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Subtract 9/6 from 50/8

1st number: 6 2/8, 2nd number: 1 3/6

50/8 - 9/6 is 19/4.

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,
    9/6 = 9 × 4/6 × 4 = 36/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/24 - 36/24 = 150 - 36/24 = 114/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/4
  6. In mixed form: 43/4

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