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Subtract 56/63 from 40/98

40/98 - 56/63 is -212/441.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 63 is 882

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 9 = 882,
    40/98 = 40 × 9/98 × 9 = 360/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 14 = 882,
    56/63 = 56 × 14/63 × 14 = 784/882
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    360/882 - 784/882 = 360 - 784/882 = -424/882
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -212/441

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