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Subtract 9/98 from 16/4

1st number: 4 0/4, 2nd number: 9/98

16/4 - 9/98 is 383/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 98 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    16/4 = 16 × 49/4 × 49 = 784/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    9/98 = 9 × 2/98 × 2 = 18/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    784/196 - 18/196 = 784 - 18/196 = 766/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 383/98
  6. In mixed form: 389/98

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