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Subtract 75/50 from 20/14

1st number: 1 6/14, 2nd number: 1 25/50

20/14 - 75/50 is -1/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 25 = 350,
    20/14 = 20 × 25/14 × 25 = 500/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    75/50 = 75 × 7/50 × 7 = 525/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    500/350 - 525/350 = 500 - 525/350 = -25/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/14

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