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Subtract 50/90 from 4/50

4/50 - 50/90 is -107/225.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 90 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    4/50 = 4 × 9/50 × 9 = 36/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 5 = 450,
    50/90 = 50 × 5/90 × 5 = 250/450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/450 - 250/450 = 36 - 250/450 = -214/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -107/225

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