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Subtract 9/49 from 2/3

2/3 - 9/49 is 71/147.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 49 is 147
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 49 = 147,
    2/3 = 2 × 49/3 × 49 = 98/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    9/49 = 9 × 3/49 × 3 = 27/147
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    98/147 - 27/147 = 98 - 27/147 = 71/147

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