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Subtract 98/48 from 20/28

1st number: 20/28, 2nd number: 2 2/48

20/28 - 98/48 is -223/168.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 48 is 336

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 12 = 336,
    20/28 = 20 × 12/28 × 12 = 240/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    98/48 = 98 × 7/48 × 7 = 686/336
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    240/336 - 686/336 = 240 - 686/336 = -446/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -223/168

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