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Subtract 7/50 from 6/8

6/8 - 7/50 is 61/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 50 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    6/8 = 6 × 25/8 × 25 = 150/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    7/50 = 7 × 4/50 × 4 = 28/200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/200 - 28/200 = 150 - 28/200 = 122/200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/100

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