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Subtract 63/98 from 25/2

1st number: 12 1/2, 2nd number: 63/98

25/2 - 63/98 is 83/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 98 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    25/2 = 25 × 49/2 × 49 = 1225/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 1 = 98,
    63/98 = 63 × 1/98 × 1 = 63/98
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1225/98 - 63/98 = 1225 - 63/98 = 1162/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/7
  6. In mixed form: 116/7

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