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Subtract 8/49 from 21/6

1st number: 3 3/6, 2nd number: 8/49

21/6 - 8/49 is 327/98.

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,
    21/6 = 21 × 49/6 × 49 = 1029/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    8/49 = 8 × 6/49 × 6 = 48/294
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1029/294 - 48/294 = 1029 - 48/294 = 981/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 327/98
  6. In mixed form: 333/98

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