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Subtract 7/50 from 6/24

6/24 - 7/50 is 11/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 50 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    6/24 = 6 × 25/24 × 25 = 150/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 12 = 600,
    7/50 = 7 × 12/50 × 12 = 84/600
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/600 - 84/600 = 150 - 84/600 = 66/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/100

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