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Subtract 49/45 from 5/6

1st number: 5/6, 2nd number: 1 4/45

5/6 - 49/45 is -23/90.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    5/6 = 5 × 15/6 × 15 = 75/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    49/45 = 49 × 2/45 × 2 = 98/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/90 - 98/90 = 75 - 98/90 = -23/90

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