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Subtract 48/36 from 3/98

1st number: 3/98, 2nd number: 1 12/36

3/98 - 48/36 is -383/294.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 36 is 1764
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 18 = 1764,
    3/98 = 3 × 18/98 × 18 = 54/1764
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 49 = 1764,
    48/36 = 48 × 49/36 × 49 = 2352/1764
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/1764 - 2352/1764 = 54 - 2352/1764 = -2298/1764
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -383/294

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