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Subtract 98/63 from 5/48

1st number: 5/48, 2nd number: 1 35/63

5/48 - 98/63 is -209/144.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 63 is 1008
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 21 = 1008,
    5/48 = 5 × 21/48 × 21 = 105/1008
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 16 = 1008,
    98/63 = 98 × 16/63 × 16 = 1568/1008
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    105/1008 - 1568/1008 = 105 - 1568/1008 = -1463/1008
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -209/144

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