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Subtract 9/24 from 56/49

1st number: 1 7/49, 2nd number: 9/24

56/49 - 9/24 is 43/56.

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,
    9/24 = 9 × 49/24 × 49 = 441/1176
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1344/1176 - 441/1176 = 1344 - 441/1176 = 903/1176
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/56

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