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Subtract 9/98 from 40/4

1st number: 10 0/4, 2nd number: 9/98

40/4 - 9/98 is 971/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 98 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    40/4 = 40 × 49/4 × 49 = 1960/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    9/98 = 9 × 2/98 × 2 = 18/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1960/196 - 18/196 = 1960 - 18/196 = 1942/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 971/98
  6. In mixed form: 989/98

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