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Subtract 50/49 from 9/60

1st number: 9/60, 2nd number: 1 1/49

9/60 - 50/49 is -853/980.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 49 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    9/60 = 9 × 49/60 × 49 = 441/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 60 = 2940,
    50/49 = 50 × 60/49 × 60 = 3000/2940
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    441/2940 - 3000/2940 = 441 - 3000/2940 = -2559/2940
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -853/980

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