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Subtract 30/50 from 10/14

10/14 - 30/50 is 4/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 25 = 350,
    10/14 = 10 × 25/14 × 25 = 250/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    30/50 = 30 × 7/50 × 7 = 210/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    250/350 - 210/350 = 250 - 210/350 = 40/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/35

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