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Subtract 63/14 from 50/2

1st number: 25 0/2, 2nd number: 4 7/14

50/2 - 63/14 is 41/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 14 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    50/2 = 50 × 7/2 × 7 = 350/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    63/14 = 63 × 1/14 × 1 = 63/14
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    350/14 - 63/14 = 350 - 63/14 = 287/14
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/2
  6. In mixed form: 201/2

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