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Subtract 48/90 from 3/50

3/50 - 48/90 is -71/150.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 90 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    3/50 = 3 × 9/50 × 9 = 27/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 5 = 450,
    48/90 = 48 × 5/90 × 5 = 240/450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/450 - 240/450 = 27 - 240/450 = -213/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -71/150

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