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Subtract 9/49 from 16/28

16/28 - 9/49 is 19/49.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 7 = 196,
    16/28 = 16 × 7/28 × 7 = 112/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    9/49 = 9 × 4/49 × 4 = 36/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    112/196 - 36/196 = 112 - 36/196 = 76/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/49

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