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Subtract 3/30 from 49/20

1st number: 2 9/20, 2nd number: 3/30

49/20 - 3/30 is 47/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    49/20 = 49 × 3/20 × 3 = 147/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    3/30 = 3 × 2/30 × 2 = 6/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    147/60 - 6/60 = 147 - 6/60 = 141/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/20
  6. In mixed form: 27/20

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