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Subtract 63/54 from 1/49

1st number: 1/49, 2nd number: 1 9/54

1/49 - 63/54 is -337/294.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 54 is 2646

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2646
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 54 = 2646,
    1/49 = 1 × 54/49 × 54 = 54/2646
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 49 = 2646,
    63/54 = 63 × 49/54 × 49 = 3087/2646
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    54/2646 - 3087/2646 = 54 - 3087/2646 = -3033/2646
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -337/294

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