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Subtract 80/49 from 40/14

1st number: 2 12/14, 2nd number: 1 31/49

40/14 - 80/49 is 60/49.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 49 is 98

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 7 = 98,
    40/14 = 40 × 7/14 × 7 = 280/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 2 = 98,
    80/49 = 80 × 2/49 × 2 = 160/98
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    280/98 - 160/98 = 280 - 160/98 = 120/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 60/49
  6. In mixed form: 111/49

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