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Subtract 48/12 from 6/98

1st number: 6/98, 2nd number: 4 0/12

6/98 - 48/12 is -193/49.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 12 is 588
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 6 = 588,
    6/98 = 6 × 6/98 × 6 = 36/588
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 49 = 588,
    48/12 = 48 × 49/12 × 49 = 2352/588
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/588 - 2352/588 = 36 - 2352/588 = -2316/588
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -193/49

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