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Subtract 50/84 from 2/3

2/3 - 50/84 is 1/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    2/3 = 2 × 28/3 × 28 = 56/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    50/84 = 50 × 1/84 × 1 = 50/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    56/84 - 50/84 = 56 - 50/84 = 6/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/14

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