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Subtract 45/27 from 3/50

1st number: 3/50, 2nd number: 1 18/27

3/50 - 45/27 is -241/150.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 27 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 27 = 1350,
    3/50 = 3 × 27/50 × 27 = 81/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 50 = 1350,
    45/27 = 45 × 50/27 × 50 = 2250/1350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    81/1350 - 2250/1350 = 81 - 2250/1350 = -2169/1350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -241/150

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