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Subtract 40/49 from 35/24

1st number: 1 11/24, 2nd number: 40/49

35/24 - 40/49 is 755/1176.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 49 is 1176
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 49 = 1176,
    35/24 = 35 × 49/24 × 49 = 1715/1176
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 24 = 1176,
    40/49 = 40 × 24/49 × 24 = 960/1176
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1715/1176 - 960/1176 = 1715 - 960/1176 = 755/1176

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