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Subtract 7/50 from 2/7

2/7 - 7/50 is 51/350.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,
    2/7 = 2 × 50/7 × 50 = 100/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    7/50 = 7 × 7/50 × 7 = 49/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    100/350 - 49/350 = 100 - 49/350 = 51/350

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