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Subtract 5/50 from 30/49

30/49 - 5/50 is 251/490.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 50 is 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 50 = 2450,
    30/49 = 30 × 50/49 × 50 = 1500/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    5/50 = 5 × 49/50 × 49 = 245/2450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1500/2450 - 245/2450 = 1500 - 245/2450 = 1255/2450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 251/490

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