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Subtract 2/6 from 49/15

1st number: 3 4/15, 2nd number: 2/6

49/15 - 2/6 is 44/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    49/15 = 49 × 2/15 × 2 = 98/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    2/6 = 2 × 5/6 × 5 = 10/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    98/30 - 10/30 = 98 - 10/30 = 88/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 44/15
  6. In mixed form: 214/15

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