Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Subtract fractions

Subtract 27/6 from 4/98

1st number: 4/98, 2nd number: 4 3/6

4/98 - 27/6 is -437/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 6 is 294
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 3 = 294,
    4/98 = 4 × 3/98 × 3 = 12/294
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 49 = 294,
    27/6 = 27 × 49/6 × 49 = 1323/294
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/294 - 1323/294 = 12 - 1323/294 = -1311/294
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -437/98

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com