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Subtract 50/9 from 4/45

1st number: 4/45, 2nd number: 5 5/9

4/45 - 50/9 is -82/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    4/45 = 4 × 1/45 × 1 = 4/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    50/9 = 50 × 5/9 × 5 = 250/45
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4/45 - 250/45 = 4 - 250/45 = -246/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -82/15

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