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Subtract 1/50 from 14/30

14/30 - 1/50 is 67/150.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    14/30 = 14 × 5/30 × 5 = 70/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    1/50 = 1 × 3/50 × 3 = 3/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/150 - 3/150 = 70 - 3/150 = 67/150

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