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Subtract 84/50 from 48/98

1st number: 48/98, 2nd number: 1 34/50

48/98 - 84/50 is -1458/1225.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 50 is 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 25 = 2450,
    48/98 = 48 × 25/98 × 25 = 1200/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    84/50 = 84 × 49/50 × 49 = 4116/2450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1200/2450 - 4116/2450 = 1200 - 4116/2450 = -2916/2450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1458/1225

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