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Subtract 7/8 from 56/98

56/98 - 7/8 is -17/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 8 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 4 = 392,
    56/98 = 56 × 4/98 × 4 = 224/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 49 = 392,
    7/8 = 7 × 49/8 × 49 = 343/392
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    224/392 - 343/392 = 224 - 343/392 = -119/392
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -17/56

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