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Subtract 50/45 from 1/49

1st number: 1/49, 2nd number: 1 5/45

1/49 - 50/45 is -481/441.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 45 is 2205
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 45 = 2205,
    1/49 = 1 × 45/49 × 45 = 45/2205
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 49 = 2205,
    50/45 = 50 × 49/45 × 49 = 2450/2205
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/2205 - 2450/2205 = 45 - 2450/2205 = -2405/2205
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -481/441

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