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Subtract 50/49 from 9/18

1st number: 9/18, 2nd number: 1 1/49

9/18 - 50/49 is -51/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 49 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 49 = 882,
    9/18 = 9 × 49/18 × 49 = 441/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 18 = 882,
    50/49 = 50 × 18/49 × 18 = 900/882
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    441/882 - 900/882 = 441 - 900/882 = -459/882
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -51/98

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