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Subtract 40/49 from 63/6

1st number: 10 3/6, 2nd number: 40/49

63/6 - 40/49 is 949/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 49 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    63/6 = 63 × 49/6 × 49 = 3087/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 6 = 294,
    40/49 = 40 × 6/49 × 6 = 240/294
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3087/294 - 240/294 = 3087 - 240/294 = 2847/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 949/98
  6. In mixed form: 967/98

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