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Subtract 4/50 from 84/16

1st number: 5 4/16, 2nd number: 4/50

84/16 - 4/50 is 517/100.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 50 is 400
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 25 = 400,
    84/16 = 84 × 25/16 × 25 = 2100/400
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 8 = 400,
    4/50 = 4 × 8/50 × 8 = 32/400
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2100/400 - 32/400 = 2100 - 32/400 = 2068/400
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 517/100
  6. In mixed form: 517/100

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