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Subtract 56/49 from 15/2

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

15/2 - 56/49 is 89/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 49 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    15/2 = 15 × 49/2 × 49 = 735/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 2 = 98,
    56/49 = 56 × 2/49 × 2 = 112/98
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    735/98 - 112/98 = 735 - 112/98 = 623/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 89/14
  6. In mixed form: 65/14

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