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Subtract 50/49 from 9/12

1st number: 9/12, 2nd number: 1 1/49

9/12 - 50/49 is -53/196.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 49 is 588
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 49 = 588,
    9/12 = 9 × 49/12 × 49 = 441/588
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 12 = 588,
    50/49 = 50 × 12/49 × 12 = 600/588
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    441/588 - 600/588 = 441 - 600/588 = -159/588
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -53/196

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