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Subtract 2/50 from 14/16

14/16 - 2/50 is 167/200.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 50 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 25 = 400,
    14/16 = 14 × 25/16 × 25 = 350/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 8 = 400,
    2/50 = 2 × 8/50 × 8 = 16/400
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/400 - 16/400 = 350 - 16/400 = 334/400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 167/200

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