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Subtract 3/54 from 49/4

1st number: 12 1/4, 2nd number: 3/54

49/4 - 3/54 is 439/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 54 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 27 = 108,
    49/4 = 49 × 27/4 × 27 = 1323/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    3/54 = 3 × 2/54 × 2 = 6/108
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1323/108 - 6/108 = 1323 - 6/108 = 1317/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 439/36
  6. In mixed form: 127/36

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