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Subtract 6/10 from 2/49

2/49 - 6/10 is -137/245.

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,
    2/49 = 2 × 10/49 × 10 = 20/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    6/10 = 6 × 49/10 × 49 = 294/490
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    20/490 - 294/490 = 20 - 294/490 = -274/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -137/245

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