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Subtract 3/45 from 50/84

50/84 - 3/45 is 37/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 45 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 15 = 1260,
    50/84 = 50 × 15/84 × 15 = 750/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 28 = 1260,
    3/45 = 3 × 28/45 × 28 = 84/1260
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    750/1260 - 84/1260 = 750 - 84/1260 = 666/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/70

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