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Subtract 7/50 from 7/2

1st number: 3 1/2, 2nd number: 7/50

7/2 - 7/50 is 84/25.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 25 = 50,
    7/2 = 7 × 25/2 × 25 = 175/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    7/50 = 7 × 1/50 × 1 = 7/50
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/50 - 7/50 = 175 - 7/50 = 168/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 84/25
  6. In mixed form: 39/25

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