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Subtract 4/49 from 4/45

4/45 - 4/49 is 16/2205.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 49 is 2205
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 49 = 2205,
    4/45 = 4 × 49/45 × 49 = 196/2205
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 45 = 2205,
    4/49 = 4 × 45/49 × 45 = 180/2205
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    196/2205 - 180/2205 = 196 - 180/2205 = 16/2205

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