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Subtract 56/49 from 15/4

1st number: 3 3/4, 2nd number: 1 7/49

15/4 - 56/49 is 73/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    15/4 = 15 × 49/4 × 49 = 735/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    56/49 = 56 × 4/49 × 4 = 224/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    735/196 - 224/196 = 735 - 224/196 = 511/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/28
  6. In mixed form: 217/28

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