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Subtract 4/49 from 20/15

1st number: 1 5/15, 2nd number: 4/49

20/15 - 4/49 is 184/147.

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,
    20/15 = 20 × 49/15 × 49 = 980/735
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 15 = 735,
    4/49 = 4 × 15/49 × 15 = 60/735
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    980/735 - 60/735 = 980 - 60/735 = 920/735
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 184/147
  6. In mixed form: 137/147

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