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Subtract 15/63 from 49/24

1st number: 2 1/24, 2nd number: 15/63

49/24 - 15/63 is 101/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 63 is 504

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 21 = 504,
    49/24 = 49 × 21/24 × 21 = 1029/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    15/63 = 15 × 8/63 × 8 = 120/504
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    1029/504 - 120/504 = 1029 - 120/504 = 909/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 101/56
  6. In mixed form: 145/56

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