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Subtract 14/7 from 49/10

1st number: 4 9/10, 2nd number: 2 0/7

49/10 - 14/7 is 29/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 7 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    49/10 = 49 × 7/10 × 7 = 343/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    14/7 = 14 × 10/7 × 10 = 140/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    343/70 - 140/70 = 343 - 140/70 = 203/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/10
  6. In mixed form: 29/10

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