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Subtract 20/50 from 8/15

8/15 - 20/50 is 2/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 10 = 150,
    8/15 = 8 × 10/15 × 10 = 80/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    20/50 = 20 × 3/50 × 3 = 60/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    80/150 - 60/150 = 80 - 60/150 = 20/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/15

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