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Subtract 2/49 from 84/60

1st number: 1 24/60, 2nd number: 2/49

84/60 - 2/49 is 333/245.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 49 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    84/60 = 84 × 49/60 × 49 = 4116/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 60 = 2940,
    2/49 = 2 × 60/49 × 60 = 120/2940
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4116/2940 - 120/2940 = 4116 - 120/2940 = 3996/2940
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 333/245
  6. In mixed form: 188/245

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