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Subtract 15/84 from 50/25

1st number: 2 0/25, 2nd number: 15/84

50/25 - 15/84 is 51/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 84 is 2100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 84 = 2100,
    50/25 = 50 × 84/25 × 84 = 4200/2100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 25 = 2100,
    15/84 = 15 × 25/84 × 25 = 375/2100
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4200/2100 - 375/2100 = 4200 - 375/2100 = 3825/2100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 51/28
  6. In mixed form: 123/28

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