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Subtract 50/63 from 2/36

2/36 - 50/63 is -31/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    2/36 = 2 × 7/36 × 7 = 14/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    50/63 = 50 × 4/63 × 4 = 200/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/252 - 200/252 = 14 - 200/252 = -186/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -31/42

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