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Subtract 3/49 from 5/4

1st number: 1 1/4, 2nd number: 3/49

5/4 - 3/49 is 233/196.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    5/4 = 5 × 49/4 × 49 = 245/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    3/49 = 3 × 4/49 × 4 = 12/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    245/196 - 12/196 = 245 - 12/196 = 233/196
  5. In mixed form: 137/196

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