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Subtract 54/49 from 40/4

1st number: 10 0/4, 2nd number: 1 5/49

40/4 - 54/49 is 436/49.

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,
    40/4 = 40 × 49/4 × 49 = 1960/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    54/49 = 54 × 4/49 × 4 = 216/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1960/196 - 216/196 = 1960 - 216/196 = 1744/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 436/49
  6. In mixed form: 844/49

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