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Subtract 2/7 from 49/60

49/60 - 2/7 is 223/420.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 7 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    49/60 = 49 × 7/60 × 7 = 343/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    2/7 = 2 × 60/7 × 60 = 120/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    343/420 - 120/420 = 343 - 120/420 = 223/420

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