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Subtract 2/50 from 14/80

14/80 - 2/50 is 27/200.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 50 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 5 = 400,
    14/80 = 14 × 5/80 × 5 = 70/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 8 = 400,
    2/50 = 2 × 8/50 × 8 = 16/400
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/400 - 16/400 = 70 - 16/400 = 54/400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/200

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