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Subtract 98/32 from 16/14

1st number: 1 2/14, 2nd number: 3 2/32

16/14 - 98/32 is -215/112.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 32 is 224
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 16 = 224,
    16/14 = 16 × 16/14 × 16 = 256/224
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 7 = 224,
    98/32 = 98 × 7/32 × 7 = 686/224
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    256/224 - 686/224 = 256 - 686/224 = -430/224
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -215/112

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