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Subtract 49/48 from 35/63

1st number: 35/63, 2nd number: 1 1/48

35/63 - 49/48 is -67/144.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 48 is 1008
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 16 = 1008,
    35/63 = 35 × 16/63 × 16 = 560/1008
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 21 = 1008,
    49/48 = 49 × 21/48 × 21 = 1029/1008
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    560/1008 - 1029/1008 = 560 - 1029/1008 = -469/1008
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -67/144

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