Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Subtract fractions

Subtract 4/10 from 4/49

4/49 - 4/10 is -78/245.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 10 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,
    4/49 = 4 × 10/49 × 10 = 40/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    4/10 = 4 × 49/10 × 49 = 196/490
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/490 - 196/490 = 40 - 196/490 = -156/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -78/245

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com