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Subtract 5/6 from 8/50

8/50 - 5/6 is -101/150.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 6 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    8/50 = 8 × 3/50 × 3 = 24/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 25 = 150,
    5/6 = 5 × 25/6 × 25 = 125/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/150 - 125/150 = 24 - 125/150 = -101/150

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