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Subtract 1/50 from 7/36

7/36 - 1/50 is 157/900.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 50 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    7/36 = 7 × 25/36 × 25 = 175/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 18 = 900,
    1/50 = 1 × 18/50 × 18 = 18/900
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/900 - 18/900 = 175 - 18/900 = 157/900

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