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Subtract 50/9 from 14/27

1st number: 14/27, 2nd number: 5 5/9

14/27 - 50/9 is -136/27.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 9 is 27
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 1 = 27,
    14/27 = 14 × 1/27 × 1 = 14/27
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 3 = 27,
    50/9 = 50 × 3/9 × 3 = 150/27
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/27 - 150/27 = 14 - 150/27 = -136/27

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