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Subtract 50/84 from 14/54

14/54 - 50/84 is -127/378.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 84 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 14 = 756,
    14/54 = 14 × 14/54 × 14 = 196/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 9 = 756,
    50/84 = 50 × 9/84 × 9 = 450/756
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    196/756 - 450/756 = 196 - 450/756 = -254/756
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -127/378

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