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Subtract 3/49 from 5/6

5/6 - 3/49 is 227/294.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    5/6 = 5 × 49/6 × 49 = 245/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    3/49 = 3 × 6/49 × 6 = 18/294
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    245/294 - 18/294 = 245 - 18/294 = 227/294

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