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Subtract 3/18 from 50/84

50/84 - 3/18 is 3/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 18 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    50/84 = 50 × 3/84 × 3 = 150/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    3/18 = 3 × 14/18 × 14 = 42/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/252 - 42/252 = 150 - 42/252 = 108/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/7

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