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Subtract 63/49 from 9/8

1st number: 1 1/8, 2nd number: 1 14/49

9/8 - 63/49 is -9/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 49 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 49 = 392,
    9/8 = 9 × 49/8 × 49 = 441/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 8 = 392,
    63/49 = 63 × 8/49 × 8 = 504/392
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    441/392 - 504/392 = 441 - 504/392 = -63/392
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -9/56

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