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Subtract 2/36 from 30/98

30/98 - 2/36 is 221/882.

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,
    30/98 = 30 × 18/98 × 18 = 540/1764
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 49 = 1764,
    2/36 = 2 × 49/36 × 49 = 98/1764
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/1764 - 98/1764 = 540 - 98/1764 = 442/1764
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 221/882

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