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Subtract 10/49 from 18/2

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 10/49

18/2 - 10/49 is 431/49.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 49 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    18/2 = 18 × 49/2 × 49 = 882/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 2 = 98,
    10/49 = 10 × 2/49 × 2 = 20/98
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    882/98 - 20/98 = 882 - 20/98 = 862/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 431/49
  6. In mixed form: 839/49

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