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Subtract 8/50 from 7/4

1st number: 1 3/4, 2nd number: 8/50

7/4 - 8/50 is 159/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 50 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    7/4 = 7 × 25/4 × 25 = 175/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 2 = 100,
    8/50 = 8 × 2/50 × 2 = 16/100
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    175/100 - 16/100 = 175 - 16/100 = 159/100
  5. In mixed form: 159/100

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