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Subtract 45/30 from 50/49

1st number: 1 1/49, 2nd number: 1 15/30

50/49 - 45/30 is -47/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 30 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 30 = 1470,
    50/49 = 50 × 30/49 × 30 = 1500/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    45/30 = 45 × 49/30 × 49 = 2205/1470
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1500/1470 - 2205/1470 = 1500 - 2205/1470 = -705/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -47/98

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