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Subtract 12/50 from 8/14

8/14 - 12/50 is 58/175.

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,
    8/14 = 8 × 25/14 × 25 = 200/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    12/50 = 12 × 7/50 × 7 = 84/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    200/350 - 84/350 = 200 - 84/350 = 116/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 58/175

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