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Subtract 10/9 from 21/49

1st number: 21/49, 2nd number: 1 1/9

21/49 - 10/9 is -43/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 9 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    21/49 = 21 × 9/49 × 9 = 189/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    10/9 = 10 × 49/9 × 49 = 490/441
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    189/441 - 490/441 = 189 - 490/441 = -301/441
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -43/63

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