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Subtract 56/54 from 49/70

1st number: 49/70, 2nd number: 1 2/54

49/70 - 56/54 is -91/270.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 54 is 1890

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 1890
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 27 = 1890,
    49/70 = 49 × 27/70 × 27 = 1323/1890
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 35 = 1890,
    56/54 = 56 × 35/54 × 35 = 1960/1890
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    1323/1890 - 1960/1890 = 1323 - 1960/1890 = -637/1890
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -91/270

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