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Subtract 1/16 from 49/15

1st number: 3 4/15, 2nd number: 1/16

49/15 - 1/16 is 769/240.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    49/15 = 49 × 16/15 × 16 = 784/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    1/16 = 1 × 15/16 × 15 = 15/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    784/240 - 15/240 = 784 - 15/240 = 769/240
  5. In mixed form: 349/240

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