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Subtract 3/18 from 49/28

1st number: 1 21/28, 2nd number: 3/18

49/28 - 3/18 is 19/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 18 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    49/28 = 49 × 9/28 × 9 = 441/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    3/18 = 3 × 14/18 × 14 = 42/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    441/252 - 42/252 = 441 - 42/252 = 399/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/12
  6. In mixed form: 17/12

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