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Subtract 60/98 from 15/8

1st number: 1 7/8, 2nd number: 60/98

15/8 - 60/98 is 495/392.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 98 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 49 = 392,
    15/8 = 15 × 49/8 × 49 = 735/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 4 = 392,
    60/98 = 60 × 4/98 × 4 = 240/392
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    735/392 - 240/392 = 735 - 240/392 = 495/392
  5. In mixed form: 1103/392

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