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Subtract 2/7 from 7/50

7/50 - 2/7 is -51/350.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 7 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    7/50 = 7 × 7/50 × 7 = 49/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,
    2/7 = 2 × 50/7 × 50 = 100/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    49/350 - 100/350 = 49 - 100/350 = -51/350

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