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Subtract 50/49 from 45/30

1st number: 1 15/30, 2nd number: 1 1/49

45/30 - 50/49 is 47/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 49 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    45/30 = 45 × 49/30 × 49 = 2205/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 30 = 1470,
    50/49 = 50 × 30/49 × 30 = 1500/1470
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2205/1470 - 1500/1470 = 2205 - 1500/1470 = 705/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/98

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