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Subtract 2/49 from 7/70

7/70 - 2/49 is 29/490.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 49 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 7 = 490,
    7/70 = 7 × 7/70 × 7 = 49/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,
    2/49 = 2 × 10/49 × 10 = 20/490
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    49/490 - 20/490 = 49 - 20/490 = 29/490

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