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Subtract 45/10 from 50/98

1st number: 50/98, 2nd number: 4 5/10

50/98 - 45/10 is -391/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 10 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    50/98 = 50 × 5/98 × 5 = 250/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    45/10 = 45 × 49/10 × 49 = 2205/490
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    250/490 - 2205/490 = 250 - 2205/490 = -1955/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -391/98

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