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Subtract 2/98 from 49/30

1st number: 1 19/30, 2nd number: 2/98

49/30 - 2/98 is 2371/1470.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 98 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    49/30 = 49 × 49/30 × 49 = 2401/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 15 = 1470,
    2/98 = 2 × 15/98 × 15 = 30/1470
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2401/1470 - 30/1470 = 2401 - 30/1470 = 2371/1470
  5. In mixed form: 1901/1470

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