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Subtract 15/27 from 14/50

14/50 - 15/27 is -62/225.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 27 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 27 = 1350,
    14/50 = 14 × 27/50 × 27 = 378/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 50 = 1350,
    15/27 = 15 × 50/27 × 50 = 750/1350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    378/1350 - 750/1350 = 378 - 750/1350 = -372/1350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -62/225

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