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Subtract 18/49 from 24/4

1st number: 6 0/4, 2nd number: 18/49

24/4 - 18/49 is 276/49.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    24/4 = 24 × 49/4 × 49 = 1176/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    18/49 = 18 × 4/49 × 4 = 72/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1176/196 - 72/196 = 1176 - 72/196 = 1104/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 276/49
  6. In mixed form: 531/49

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