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Subtract 40/49 from 10/3

1st number: 3 1/3, 2nd number: 40/49

10/3 - 40/49 is 370/147.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 49 is 147
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 49 = 147,
    10/3 = 10 × 49/3 × 49 = 490/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    40/49 = 40 × 3/49 × 3 = 120/147
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    490/147 - 120/147 = 490 - 120/147 = 370/147
  5. In mixed form: 276/147

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