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Subtract 1/49 from 2/6

2/6 - 1/49 is 46/147.

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,
    2/6 = 2 × 49/6 × 49 = 98/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    1/49 = 1 × 6/49 × 6 = 6/294
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    98/294 - 6/294 = 98 - 6/294 = 92/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 46/147

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