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Subtract 35/18 from 84/50

1st number: 1 34/50, 2nd number: 1 17/18

84/50 - 35/18 is -119/450.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 18 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    84/50 = 84 × 9/50 × 9 = 756/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    35/18 = 35 × 25/18 × 25 = 875/450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    756/450 - 875/450 = 756 - 875/450 = -119/450

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