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Subtract 18/50 from 14/4

1st number: 3 2/4, 2nd number: 18/50

14/4 - 18/50 is 157/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 50 is 100

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    14/4 = 14 × 25/4 × 25 = 350/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    18/50 = 18 × 2/50 × 2 = 36/100
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    350/100 - 36/100 = 350 - 36/100 = 314/100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 157/50
  6. In mixed form: 37/50

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