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Subtract 18/98 from 18/56

18/56 - 18/98 is 27/196.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 98 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 7 = 392,
    18/56 = 18 × 7/56 × 7 = 126/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 4 = 392,
    18/98 = 18 × 4/98 × 4 = 72/392
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/392 - 72/392 = 126 - 72/392 = 54/392
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/196

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