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Subtract 50/54 from 60/84

60/84 - 50/54 is -40/189.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 54 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 9 = 756,
    60/84 = 60 × 9/84 × 9 = 540/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 14 = 756,
    50/54 = 50 × 14/54 × 14 = 700/756
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/756 - 700/756 = 540 - 700/756 = -160/756
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -40/189

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