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Subtract 9/50 from 6/2

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 9/50

6/2 - 9/50 is 141/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 25 = 50,
    6/2 = 6 × 25/2 × 25 = 150/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    9/50 = 9 × 1/50 × 1 = 9/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/50 - 9/50 = 150 - 9/50 = 141/50
  5. In mixed form: 241/50

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