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Subtract 60/98 from 40/28

1st number: 1 12/28, 2nd number: 60/98

40/28 - 60/98 is 40/49.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 98 is 196

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 7 = 196,
    40/28 = 40 × 7/28 × 7 = 280/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    60/98 = 60 × 2/98 × 2 = 120/196
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    280/196 - 120/196 = 280 - 120/196 = 160/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 40/49

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