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Subtract 50/54 from 8/30

8/30 - 50/54 is -89/135.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    8/30 = 8 × 9/30 × 9 = 72/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    50/54 = 50 × 5/54 × 5 = 250/270
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    72/270 - 250/270 = 72 - 250/270 = -178/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -89/135

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