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Subtract 3/40 from 63/49

1st number: 1 14/49, 2nd number: 3/40

63/49 - 3/40 is 339/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 40 is 1960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 40 = 1960,
    63/49 = 63 × 40/49 × 40 = 2520/1960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 49 = 1960,
    3/40 = 3 × 49/40 × 49 = 147/1960
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2520/1960 - 147/1960 = 2520 - 147/1960 = 2373/1960
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 339/280
  6. In mixed form: 159/280

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