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Subtract 9/49 from 80/4

1st number: 20 0/4, 2nd number: 9/49

80/4 - 9/49 is 971/49.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    80/4 = 80 × 49/4 × 49 = 3920/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    9/49 = 9 × 4/49 × 4 = 36/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3920/196 - 36/196 = 3920 - 36/196 = 3884/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 971/49
  6. In mixed form: 1940/49

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