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Subtract 5/10 from 10/49

10/49 - 5/10 is -29/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 10 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,
    10/49 = 10 × 10/49 × 10 = 100/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    5/10 = 5 × 49/10 × 49 = 245/490
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    100/490 - 245/490 = 100 - 245/490 = -145/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -29/98

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