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Subtract 70/9 from 1/49

1st number: 1/49, 2nd number: 7 7/9

1/49 - 70/9 is -3421/441.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 9 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    1/49 = 1 × 9/49 × 9 = 9/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    70/9 = 70 × 49/9 × 49 = 3430/441
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/441 - 3430/441 = 9 - 3430/441 = -3421/441

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