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Subtract 50/36 from 36/50

1st number: 36/50, 2nd number: 1 14/36

36/50 - 50/36 is -301/450.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 36 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 18 = 900,
    36/50 = 36 × 18/50 × 18 = 648/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    50/36 = 50 × 25/36 × 25 = 1250/900
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    648/900 - 1250/900 = 648 - 1250/900 = -602/900
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -301/450

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