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Subtract 20/49 from 35/48

35/48 - 20/49 is 755/2352.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 49 is 2352
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 49 = 2352,
    35/48 = 35 × 49/48 × 49 = 1715/2352
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 48 = 2352,
    20/49 = 20 × 48/49 × 48 = 960/2352
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1715/2352 - 960/2352 = 1715 - 960/2352 = 755/2352

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