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Subtract 50/54 from 36/14

1st number: 2 8/14, 2nd number: 50/54

36/14 - 50/54 is 311/189.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 54 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 27 = 378,
    36/14 = 36 × 27/14 × 27 = 972/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,
    50/54 = 50 × 7/54 × 7 = 350/378
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    972/378 - 350/378 = 972 - 350/378 = 622/378
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 311/189
  6. In mixed form: 1122/189

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