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Subtract 9/49 from 21/3

1st number: 7 0/3, 2nd number: 9/49

21/3 - 9/49 is 334/49.

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,
    21/3 = 21 × 49/3 × 49 = 1029/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    9/49 = 9 × 3/49 × 3 = 27/147
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1029/147 - 27/147 = 1029 - 27/147 = 1002/147
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 334/49
  6. In mixed form: 640/49

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