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Subtract 50/9 from 4/18

1st number: 4/18, 2nd number: 5 5/9

4/18 - 50/9 is -16/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    4/18 = 4 × 1/18 × 1 = 4/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    50/9 = 50 × 2/9 × 2 = 100/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4/18 - 100/18 = 4 - 100/18 = -96/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -16/3

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