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Subtract 27/49 from 4/6

4/6 - 27/49 is 17/147.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    4/6 = 4 × 49/6 × 49 = 196/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    27/49 = 27 × 6/49 × 6 = 162/294
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    196/294 - 162/294 = 196 - 162/294 = 34/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/147

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