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Subtract 56/63 from 70/49

1st number: 1 21/49, 2nd number: 56/63

70/49 - 56/63 is 34/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 63 is 441

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    70/49 = 70 × 9/49 × 9 = 630/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 7 = 441,
    56/63 = 56 × 7/63 × 7 = 392/441
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    630/441 - 392/441 = 630 - 392/441 = 238/441
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 34/63

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