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Subtract 7/18 from 1/50

1/50 - 7/18 is -83/225.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 18 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    1/50 = 1 × 9/50 × 9 = 9/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    7/18 = 7 × 25/18 × 25 = 175/450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/450 - 175/450 = 9 - 175/450 = -166/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -83/225

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