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Subtract 18/50 from 1/49

1/49 - 18/50 is -416/1225.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 50 is 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 50 = 2450,
    1/49 = 1 × 50/49 × 50 = 50/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    18/50 = 18 × 49/50 × 49 = 882/2450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/2450 - 882/2450 = 50 - 882/2450 = -832/2450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -416/1225

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