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Subtract 40/49 from 35/16

1st number: 2 3/16, 2nd number: 40/49

35/16 - 40/49 is 1075/784.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 49 is 784
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 49 = 784,
    35/16 = 35 × 49/16 × 49 = 1715/784
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 16 = 784,
    40/49 = 40 × 16/49 × 16 = 640/784
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1715/784 - 640/784 = 1715 - 640/784 = 1075/784
  5. In mixed form: 1291/784

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