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Subtract 50/84 from 6/54

6/54 - 50/84 is -61/126.

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,
    6/54 = 6 × 14/54 × 14 = 84/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 9 = 756,
    50/84 = 50 × 9/84 × 9 = 450/756
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/756 - 450/756 = 84 - 450/756 = -366/756
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -61/126

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