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Subtract 50/49 from 10/6

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 1 1/49

10/6 - 50/49 is 95/147.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    10/6 = 10 × 49/6 × 49 = 490/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    50/49 = 50 × 6/49 × 6 = 300/294
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    490/294 - 300/294 = 490 - 300/294 = 190/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 95/147

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