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Subtract 3/98 from 2/4

2/4 - 3/98 is 23/49.

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,
    2/4 = 2 × 49/4 × 49 = 98/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    3/98 = 3 × 2/98 × 2 = 6/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    98/196 - 6/196 = 98 - 6/196 = 92/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/49

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