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Subtract 49/50 from 1/63

1/63 - 49/50 is -3037/3150.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 50 is 3150

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 3150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 50 = 3150,
    1/63 = 1 × 50/63 × 50 = 50/3150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 63 = 3150,
    49/50 = 49 × 63/50 × 63 = 3087/3150
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    50/3150 - 3087/3150 = 50 - 3087/3150 = -3037/3150

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