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Subtract 6/50 from 24/98

24/98 - 6/50 is 153/1225.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 50 is 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 25 = 2450,
    24/98 = 24 × 25/98 × 25 = 600/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    6/50 = 6 × 49/50 × 49 = 294/2450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    600/2450 - 294/2450 = 600 - 294/2450 = 306/2450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 153/1225

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