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Subtract 50/49 from 27/30

1st number: 27/30, 2nd number: 1 1/49

27/30 - 50/49 is -59/490.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 49 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    27/30 = 27 × 49/30 × 49 = 1323/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 30 = 1470,
    50/49 = 50 × 30/49 × 30 = 1500/1470
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1323/1470 - 1500/1470 = 1323 - 1500/1470 = -177/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -59/490

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