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Subtract 50/7 from 9/12

1st number: 9/12, 2nd number: 7 1/7

9/12 - 50/7 is -179/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 7 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    9/12 = 9 × 7/12 × 7 = 63/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 12 = 84,
    50/7 = 50 × 12/7 × 12 = 600/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/84 - 600/84 = 63 - 600/84 = -537/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -179/28

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