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Subtract 15/50 from 60/75

60/75 - 15/50 is 1/2.

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,
    60/75 = 60 × 2/75 × 2 = 120/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    15/50 = 15 × 3/50 × 3 = 45/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    120/150 - 45/150 = 120 - 45/150 = 75/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/2

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