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Subtract 70/45 from 6/49

1st number: 6/49, 2nd number: 1 25/45

6/49 - 70/45 is -632/441.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 45 is 2205
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 45 = 2205,
    6/49 = 6 × 45/49 × 45 = 270/2205
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 49 = 2205,
    70/45 = 70 × 49/45 × 49 = 3430/2205
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/2205 - 3430/2205 = 270 - 3430/2205 = -3160/2205
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -632/441

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