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Subtract 98/56 from 24/28

1st number: 24/28, 2nd number: 1 42/56

24/28 - 98/56 is -25/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    24/28 = 24 × 2/28 × 2 = 48/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    98/56 = 98 × 1/56 × 1 = 98/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    48/56 - 98/56 = 48 - 98/56 = -50/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -25/28

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