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Subtract 98/16 from 14/12

1st number: 1 2/12, 2nd number: 6 2/16

14/12 - 98/16 is -119/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 4 = 48,
    14/12 = 14 × 4/12 × 4 = 56/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    98/16 = 98 × 3/16 × 3 = 294/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    56/48 - 294/48 = 56 - 294/48 = -238/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -119/24

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