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Subtract 7/12 from 1/50

1/50 - 7/12 is -169/300.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 12 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 6 = 300,
    1/50 = 1 × 6/50 × 6 = 6/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    7/12 = 7 × 25/12 × 25 = 175/300
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    6/300 - 175/300 = 6 - 175/300 = -169/300

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