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Subtract 10/9 from 5/49

1st number: 5/49, 2nd number: 1 1/9

5/49 - 10/9 is -445/441.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 9 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    5/49 = 5 × 9/49 × 9 = 45/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    10/9 = 10 × 49/9 × 49 = 490/441
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/441 - 490/441 = 45 - 490/441 = -445/441

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