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Subtract 50/60 from 30/84

30/84 - 50/60 is -10/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    30/84 = 30 × 5/84 × 5 = 150/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    50/60 = 50 × 7/60 × 7 = 350/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/420 - 350/420 = 150 - 350/420 = -200/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -10/21

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