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Subtract 5/9 from 6/49

6/49 - 5/9 is -191/441.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 9 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    6/49 = 6 × 9/49 × 9 = 54/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    5/9 = 5 × 49/9 × 49 = 245/441
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/441 - 245/441 = 54 - 245/441 = -191/441

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