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Subtract 56/49 from 45/6

1st number: 7 3/6, 2nd number: 1 7/49

45/6 - 56/49 is 89/14.

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,
    45/6 = 45 × 49/6 × 49 = 2205/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    56/49 = 56 × 6/49 × 6 = 336/294
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2205/294 - 336/294 = 2205 - 336/294 = 1869/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 89/14
  6. In mixed form: 65/14

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