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Subtract 3/49 from 2/8

2/8 - 3/49 is 37/196.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 49 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 49 = 392,
    2/8 = 2 × 49/8 × 49 = 98/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 8 = 392,
    3/49 = 3 × 8/49 × 8 = 24/392
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    98/392 - 24/392 = 98 - 24/392 = 74/392
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/196

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