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Subtract 2/49 from 7/2

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

7/2 - 2/49 is 339/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 49 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    7/2 = 7 × 49/2 × 49 = 343/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 2 = 98,
    2/49 = 2 × 2/49 × 2 = 4/98
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    343/98 - 4/98 = 343 - 4/98 = 339/98
  5. In mixed form: 345/98

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