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Subtract 4/8 from 49/3

1st number: 16 1/3, 2nd number: 4/8

49/3 - 4/8 is 95/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    49/3 = 49 × 8/3 × 8 = 392/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    4/8 = 4 × 3/8 × 3 = 12/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    392/24 - 12/24 = 392 - 12/24 = 380/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 95/6
  6. In mixed form: 155/6

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