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Subtract 45/60 from 50/49

1st number: 1 1/49, 2nd number: 45/60

50/49 - 45/60 is 53/196.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 60 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 60 = 2940,
    50/49 = 50 × 60/49 × 60 = 3000/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    45/60 = 45 × 49/60 × 49 = 2205/2940
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3000/2940 - 2205/2940 = 3000 - 2205/2940 = 795/2940
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/196

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