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Subtract 5/50 from 54/10

1st number: 5 4/10, 2nd number: 5/50

54/10 - 5/50 is 53/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 5 = 50,
    54/10 = 54 × 5/10 × 5 = 270/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    5/50 = 5 × 1/50 × 1 = 5/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/50 - 5/50 = 270 - 5/50 = 265/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/10
  6. In mixed form: 53/10

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