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Subtract 6/50 from 72/14

1st number: 5 2/14, 2nd number: 6/50

72/14 - 6/50 is 879/175.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 25 = 350,
    72/14 = 72 × 25/14 × 25 = 1800/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    6/50 = 6 × 7/50 × 7 = 42/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1800/350 - 42/350 = 1800 - 42/350 = 1758/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 879/175
  6. In mixed form: 54/175

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