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Subtract 56/98 from 15/2

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 56/98

15/2 - 56/98 is 97/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 98 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    15/2 = 15 × 49/2 × 49 = 735/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 1 = 98,
    56/98 = 56 × 1/98 × 1 = 56/98
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    735/98 - 56/98 = 735 - 56/98 = 679/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/14
  6. In mixed form: 613/14

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