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Subtract 15/27 from 49/24

1st number: 2 1/24, 2nd number: 15/27

49/24 - 15/27 is 107/72.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 27 is 216

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 9 = 216,
    49/24 = 49 × 9/24 × 9 = 441/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    15/27 = 15 × 8/27 × 8 = 120/216
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    441/216 - 120/216 = 441 - 120/216 = 321/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 107/72
  6. In mixed form: 135/72

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