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Subtract 80/49 from 60/10

1st number: 6 0/10, 2nd number: 1 31/49

60/10 - 80/49 is 214/49.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 49 is 490

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    60/10 = 60 × 49/10 × 49 = 2940/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,
    80/49 = 80 × 10/49 × 10 = 800/490
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    2940/490 - 800/490 = 2940 - 800/490 = 2140/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 214/49
  6. In mixed form: 418/49

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