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Subtract 7/8 from 3/50

3/50 - 7/8 is -163/200.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 8 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 4 = 200,
    3/50 = 3 × 4/50 × 4 = 12/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    7/8 = 7 × 25/8 × 25 = 175/200
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/200 - 175/200 = 12 - 175/200 = -163/200

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