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Subtract 8/49 from 63/12

1st number: 5 3/12, 2nd number: 8/49

63/12 - 8/49 is 997/196.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 49 is 588
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 49 = 588,
    63/12 = 63 × 49/12 × 49 = 3087/588
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 12 = 588,
    8/49 = 8 × 12/49 × 12 = 96/588
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3087/588 - 96/588 = 3087 - 96/588 = 2991/588
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 997/196
  6. In mixed form: 517/196

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