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Subtract 20/49 from 70/32

1st number: 2 6/32, 2nd number: 20/49

70/32 - 20/49 is 1395/784.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 49 is 1568
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 49 = 1568,
    70/32 = 70 × 49/32 × 49 = 3430/1568
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 32 = 1568,
    20/49 = 20 × 32/49 × 32 = 640/1568
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3430/1568 - 640/1568 = 3430 - 640/1568 = 2790/1568
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1395/784
  6. In mixed form: 1611/784

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