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Subtract 56/49 from 15/10

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 1 7/49

15/10 - 56/49 is 5/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 49 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    15/10 = 15 × 49/10 × 49 = 735/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,
    56/49 = 56 × 10/49 × 10 = 560/490
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    735/490 - 560/490 = 735 - 560/490 = 175/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/14

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