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Subtract 5/49 from 3/4

3/4 - 5/49 is 127/196.

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,
    3/4 = 3 × 49/4 × 49 = 147/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    5/49 = 5 × 4/49 × 4 = 20/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    147/196 - 20/196 = 147 - 20/196 = 127/196

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