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Subtract 64/30 from 6/50

1st number: 6/50, 2nd number: 2 4/30

6/50 - 64/30 is -151/75.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 30 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    6/50 = 6 × 3/50 × 3 = 18/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    64/30 = 64 × 5/30 × 5 = 320/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/150 - 320/150 = 18 - 320/150 = -302/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -151/75

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