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Subtract 3/9 from 24/98

24/98 - 3/9 is -13/147.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 9 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 9 = 882,
    24/98 = 24 × 9/98 × 9 = 216/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 98 = 882,
    3/9 = 3 × 98/9 × 98 = 294/882
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/882 - 294/882 = 216 - 294/882 = -78/882
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/147

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