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Subtract 8/54 from 18/50

18/50 - 8/54 is 143/675.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 54 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 27 = 1350,
    18/50 = 18 × 27/50 × 27 = 486/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    8/54 = 8 × 25/54 × 25 = 200/1350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    486/1350 - 200/1350 = 486 - 200/1350 = 286/1350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/675

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