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Subtract 1/49 from 9/84

9/84 - 1/49 is 17/196.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 49 is 588
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 7 = 588,
    9/84 = 9 × 7/84 × 7 = 63/588
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 12 = 588,
    1/49 = 1 × 12/49 × 12 = 12/588
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/588 - 12/588 = 63 - 12/588 = 51/588
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/196

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