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Subtract 45/81 from 3/50

3/50 - 45/81 is -223/450.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 81 is 4050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 81 = 4050,
    3/50 = 3 × 81/50 × 81 = 243/4050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 50 = 4050,
    45/81 = 45 × 50/81 × 50 = 2250/4050
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    243/4050 - 2250/4050 = 243 - 2250/4050 = -2007/4050
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -223/450

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