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Subtract 70/54 from 48/50

1st number: 48/50, 2nd number: 1 16/54

48/50 - 70/54 is -227/675.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 54 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 27 = 1350,
    48/50 = 48 × 27/50 × 27 = 1296/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    70/54 = 70 × 25/54 × 25 = 1750/1350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1296/1350 - 1750/1350 = 1296 - 1750/1350 = -454/1350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -227/675

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