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Subtract 56/49 from 15/6

1st number: 2 3/6, 2nd number: 1 7/49

15/6 - 56/49 is 19/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    15/6 = 15 × 49/6 × 49 = 735/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    56/49 = 56 × 6/49 × 6 = 336/294
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    735/294 - 336/294 = 735 - 336/294 = 399/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/14
  6. In mixed form: 15/14

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