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Subtract 54/30 from 49/35

1st number: 1 14/35, 2nd number: 1 24/30

49/35 - 54/30 is -2/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    49/35 = 49 × 6/35 × 6 = 294/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    54/30 = 54 × 7/30 × 7 = 378/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    294/210 - 378/210 = 294 - 378/210 = -84/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -2/5

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