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Subtract 80/49 from 50/18

1st number: 2 14/18, 2nd number: 1 31/49

50/18 - 80/49 is 505/441.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 49 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 49 = 882,
    50/18 = 50 × 49/18 × 49 = 2450/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 18 = 882,
    80/49 = 80 × 18/49 × 18 = 1440/882
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2450/882 - 1440/882 = 2450 - 1440/882 = 1010/882
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 505/441
  6. In mixed form: 164/441

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