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Subtract 2/9 from 28/49

28/49 - 2/9 is 22/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 9 is 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    28/49 = 28 × 9/49 × 9 = 252/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 49 = 441,
    2/9 = 2 × 49/9 × 49 = 98/441
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/441 - 98/441 = 252 - 98/441 = 154/441
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 22/63

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