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Subtract 35/50 from 84/75

1st number: 1 9/75, 2nd number: 35/50

84/75 - 35/50 is 21/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 2 = 150,
    84/75 = 84 × 2/75 × 2 = 168/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    35/50 = 35 × 3/50 × 3 = 105/150
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    168/150 - 105/150 = 168 - 105/150 = 63/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 21/50

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