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Subtract 40/98 from 21/6

1st number: 3 3/6, 2nd number: 40/98

21/6 - 40/98 is 303/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 98 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    21/6 = 21 × 49/6 × 49 = 1029/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    40/98 = 40 × 3/98 × 3 = 120/294
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1029/294 - 120/294 = 1029 - 120/294 = 909/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 303/98
  6. In mixed form: 39/98

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