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Subtract 2/49 from 7/60

7/60 - 2/49 is 223/2940.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 49 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    7/60 = 7 × 49/60 × 49 = 343/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 60 = 2940,
    2/49 = 2 × 60/49 × 60 = 120/2940
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    343/2940 - 120/2940 = 343 - 120/2940 = 223/2940

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