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Subtract 3/56 from 49/60

49/60 - 3/56 is 641/840.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 14 = 840,
    49/60 = 49 × 14/60 × 14 = 686/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    3/56 = 3 × 15/56 × 15 = 45/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    686/840 - 45/840 = 686 - 45/840 = 641/840

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