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Subtract 98/56 from 48/28

1st number: 1 20/28, 2nd number: 1 42/56

48/28 - 98/56 is -1/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    48/28 = 48 × 2/28 × 2 = 96/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    98/56 = 98 × 1/56 × 1 = 98/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    96/56 - 98/56 = 96 - 98/56 = -2/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/28

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