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Subtract 80/98 from 20/14

1st number: 1 6/14, 2nd number: 80/98

20/14 - 80/98 is 30/49.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 98 is 98

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 7 = 98,
    20/14 = 20 × 7/14 × 7 = 140/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 1 = 98,
    80/98 = 80 × 1/98 × 1 = 80/98
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    140/98 - 80/98 = 140 - 80/98 = 60/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 30/49

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