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Subtract 3/49 from 7/5

1st number: 1 2/5, 2nd number: 3/49

7/5 - 3/49 is 328/245.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 49 is 245
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 49 = 245,
    7/5 = 7 × 49/5 × 49 = 343/245
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 5 = 245,
    3/49 = 3 × 5/49 × 5 = 15/245
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    343/245 - 15/245 = 343 - 15/245 = 328/245
  5. In mixed form: 183/245

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