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Subtract 5/50 from 6/75

6/75 - 5/50 is -1/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    6/75 = 6 × 2/75 × 2 = 12/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    5/50 = 5 × 3/50 × 3 = 15/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/150 - 15/150 = 12 - 15/150 = -3/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/50

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