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Subtract 2/50 from 15/21

15/21 - 2/50 is 118/175.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 50 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 50 = 1050,
    15/21 = 15 × 50/21 × 50 = 750/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 21 = 1050,
    2/50 = 2 × 21/50 × 21 = 42/1050
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    750/1050 - 42/1050 = 750 - 42/1050 = 708/1050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 118/175

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