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Subtract 63/98 from 27/56

27/56 - 63/98 is -9/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 98 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 7 = 392,
    27/56 = 27 × 7/56 × 7 = 189/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 4 = 392,
    63/98 = 63 × 4/98 × 4 = 252/392
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    189/392 - 252/392 = 189 - 252/392 = -63/392
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -9/56

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