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Subtract 5/50 from 6/10

6/10 - 5/50 is 1/2.

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,
    6/10 = 6 × 5/10 × 5 = 30/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    5/50 = 5 × 1/50 × 1 = 5/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/50 - 5/50 = 30 - 5/50 = 25/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/2

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