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Subtract 15/49 from 2/4

2/4 - 15/49 is 19/98.

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,
    2/4 = 2 × 49/4 × 49 = 98/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    15/49 = 15 × 4/49 × 4 = 60/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    98/196 - 60/196 = 98 - 60/196 = 38/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/98

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