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Subtract 2/49 from 7/14

7/14 - 2/49 is 45/98.

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,
    7/14 = 7 × 7/14 × 7 = 49/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 2 = 98,
    2/49 = 2 × 2/49 × 2 = 4/98
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    49/98 - 4/98 = 49 - 4/98 = 45/98

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