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Subtract 5/50 from 60/25

1st number: 2 10/25, 2nd number: 5/50

60/25 - 5/50 is 23/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 2 = 50,
    60/25 = 60 × 2/25 × 2 = 120/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    5/50 = 5 × 1/50 × 1 = 5/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    120/50 - 5/50 = 120 - 5/50 = 115/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/10
  6. In mixed form: 23/10

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