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2184 - 3050 is -720.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 84 and 50 is**2100**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2100 - For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 25 = 2100,

2184 = 21 × 2584 × 25 = 5252100 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 42 = 2100,

3050 = 30 × 4250 × 42 = 12602100 - Subtract the two like fractions:

5252100 - 12602100 = 525 - 12602100 = -7352100 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -720

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