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Subtract 50/18 from 1/49

1st number: 1/49, 2nd number: 2 14/18

1/49 - 50/18 is -1216/441.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 18 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 18 = 882,
    1/49 = 1 × 18/49 × 18 = 18/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 49 = 882,
    50/18 = 50 × 49/18 × 49 = 2450/882
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/882 - 2450/882 = 18 - 2450/882 = -2432/882
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1216/441

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