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Subtract 50/36 from 8/6

1st number: 1 2/6, 2nd number: 1 14/36

8/6 - 50/36 is -1/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 6 = 36,
    8/6 = 8 × 6/6 × 6 = 48/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    50/36 = 50 × 1/36 × 1 = 50/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    48/36 - 50/36 = 48 - 50/36 = -2/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/18

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