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Subtract 63/24 from 56/49

1st number: 1 7/49, 2nd number: 2 15/24

56/49 - 63/24 is -83/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 24 is 1176
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 24 = 1176,
    56/49 = 56 × 24/49 × 24 = 1344/1176
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 49 = 1176,
    63/24 = 63 × 49/24 × 49 = 3087/1176
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1344/1176 - 3087/1176 = 1344 - 3087/1176 = -1743/1176
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -83/56

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