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Subtract 50/42 from 4/3

1st number: 1 1/3, 2nd number: 1 8/42

4/3 - 50/42 is 1/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    4/3 = 4 × 14/3 × 14 = 56/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    50/42 = 50 × 1/42 × 1 = 50/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    56/42 - 50/42 = 56 - 50/42 = 6/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/7

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