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Subtract 20/49 from 70/16

1st number: 4 6/16, 2nd number: 20/49

70/16 - 20/49 is 1555/392.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 49 is 784
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 49 = 784,
    70/16 = 70 × 49/16 × 49 = 3430/784
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 16 = 784,
    20/49 = 20 × 16/49 × 16 = 320/784
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3430/784 - 320/784 = 3430 - 320/784 = 3110/784
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1555/392
  6. In mixed form: 3379/392

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