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Subtract 48/84 from 3/98

3/98 - 48/84 is -53/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 84 is 588
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 6 = 588,
    3/98 = 3 × 6/98 × 6 = 18/588
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 7 = 588,
    48/84 = 48 × 7/84 × 7 = 336/588
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/588 - 336/588 = 18 - 336/588 = -318/588
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -53/98

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