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Subtract 98/16 from 42/6

1st number: 7 0/6, 2nd number: 6 2/16

42/6 - 98/16 is 7/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 8 = 48,
    42/6 = 42 × 8/6 × 8 = 336/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    98/16 = 98 × 3/16 × 3 = 294/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    336/48 - 294/48 = 336 - 294/48 = 42/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/8

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