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Subtract 3/49 from 2/15

2/15 - 3/49 is 53/735.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 49 is 735
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 49 = 735,
    2/15 = 2 × 49/15 × 49 = 98/735
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 15 = 735,
    3/49 = 3 × 15/49 × 15 = 45/735
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    98/735 - 45/735 = 98 - 45/735 = 53/735

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