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Subtract 50/36 from 60/84

1st number: 60/84, 2nd number: 1 14/36

60/84 - 50/36 is -85/126.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    60/84 = 60 × 3/84 × 3 = 180/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    50/36 = 50 × 7/36 × 7 = 350/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/252 - 350/252 = 180 - 350/252 = -170/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -85/126

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