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Subtract 1/50 from 5/9

5/9 - 1/50 is 241/450.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 50 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 50 = 450,
    5/9 = 5 × 50/9 × 50 = 250/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 9 = 450,
    1/50 = 1 × 9/50 × 9 = 9/450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    250/450 - 9/450 = 250 - 9/450 = 241/450

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