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Subtract 10/27 from 1/49

1/49 - 10/27 is -463/1323.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 27 is 1323
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 27 = 1323,
    1/49 = 1 × 27/49 × 27 = 27/1323
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 49 = 1323,
    10/27 = 10 × 49/27 × 49 = 490/1323
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/1323 - 490/1323 = 27 - 490/1323 = -463/1323

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