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Subtract 63/98 from 27/8

1st number: 3 3/8, 2nd number: 63/98

27/8 - 63/98 is 153/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 98 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 49 = 392,
    27/8 = 27 × 49/8 × 49 = 1323/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 4 = 392,
    63/98 = 63 × 4/98 × 4 = 252/392
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1323/392 - 252/392 = 1323 - 252/392 = 1071/392
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 153/56
  6. In mixed form: 241/56

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