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Subtract 5/45 from 30/49

30/49 - 5/45 is 221/441.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 45 is 2205
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 45 = 2205,
    30/49 = 30 × 45/49 × 45 = 1350/2205
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 49 = 2205,
    5/45 = 5 × 49/45 × 49 = 245/2205
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1350/2205 - 245/2205 = 1350 - 245/2205 = 1105/2205
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 221/441

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