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Subtract 54/10 from 49/70

1st number: 49/70, 2nd number: 5 4/10

49/70 - 54/10 is -47/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    49/70 = 49 × 1/70 × 1 = 49/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    54/10 = 54 × 7/10 × 7 = 378/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    49/70 - 378/70 = 49 - 378/70 = -329/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -47/10

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