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Subtract 49/96 from 40/98

40/98 - 49/96 is -481/4704.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 96 is 4704
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 48 = 4704,
    40/98 = 40 × 48/98 × 48 = 1920/4704
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 49 = 4704,
    49/96 = 49 × 49/96 × 49 = 2401/4704
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1920/4704 - 2401/4704 = 1920 - 2401/4704 = -481/4704

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