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Subtract 50/7 from 9/4

1st number: 2 1/4, 2nd number: 7 1/7

9/4 - 50/7 is -137/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    9/4 = 9 × 7/4 × 7 = 63/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    50/7 = 50 × 4/7 × 4 = 200/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/28 - 200/28 = 63 - 200/28 = -137/28

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