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Subtract 15/30 from 60/49

1st number: 1 11/49, 2nd number: 15/30

60/49 - 15/30 is 71/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 30 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 30 = 1470,
    60/49 = 60 × 30/49 × 30 = 1800/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    15/30 = 15 × 49/30 × 49 = 735/1470
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1800/1470 - 735/1470 = 1800 - 735/1470 = 1065/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/98

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