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Subtract 49/56 from 3/50

3/50 - 49/56 is -163/200.

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,
    49/56 = 49 × 25/56 × 25 = 1225/1400
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/1400 - 1225/1400 = 84 - 1225/1400 = -1141/1400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -163/200

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