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Subtract 14/56 from 3/50

3/50 - 14/56 is -19/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 56 is 1400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 28 = 1400,
    3/50 = 3 × 28/50 × 28 = 84/1400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 25 = 1400,
    14/56 = 14 × 25/56 × 25 = 350/1400
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/1400 - 350/1400 = 84 - 350/1400 = -266/1400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -19/100

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