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Subtract 50/27 from 1/49

1st number: 1/49, 2nd number: 1 23/27

1/49 - 50/27 is -2423/1323.

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,
    50/27 = 50 × 49/27 × 49 = 2450/1323
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/1323 - 2450/1323 = 27 - 2450/1323 = -2423/1323

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