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Subtract 42/50 from 24/14

1st number: 1 10/14, 2nd number: 42/50

24/14 - 42/50 is 153/175.

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,
    24/14 = 24 × 25/14 × 25 = 600/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    42/50 = 42 × 7/50 × 7 = 294/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    600/350 - 294/350 = 600 - 294/350 = 306/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 153/175

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