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Subtract 50/84 from 4/54

4/54 - 50/84 is -197/378.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 84 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 14 = 756,
    4/54 = 4 × 14/54 × 14 = 56/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 9 = 756,
    50/84 = 50 × 9/84 × 9 = 450/756
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    56/756 - 450/756 = 56 - 450/756 = -394/756
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -197/378

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