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Subtract 15/10 from 50/49

1st number: 1 1/49, 2nd number: 1 5/10

50/49 - 15/10 is -47/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 10 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,
    50/49 = 50 × 10/49 × 10 = 500/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    15/10 = 15 × 49/10 × 49 = 735/490
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    500/490 - 735/490 = 500 - 735/490 = -235/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -47/98

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