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Subtract 40/49 from 63/14

1st number: 4 7/14, 2nd number: 40/49

63/14 - 40/49 is 361/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 49 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 7 = 98,
    63/14 = 63 × 7/14 × 7 = 441/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 2 = 98,
    40/49 = 40 × 2/49 × 2 = 80/98
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    441/98 - 80/98 = 441 - 80/98 = 361/98
  5. In mixed form: 367/98

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