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Subtract 4/49 from 35/4

1st number: 8 3/4, 2nd number: 4/49

35/4 - 4/49 is 1699/196.

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,
    35/4 = 35 × 49/4 × 49 = 1715/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    4/49 = 4 × 4/49 × 4 = 16/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1715/196 - 16/196 = 1715 - 16/196 = 1699/196
  5. In mixed form: 8131/196

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