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Subtract 40/98 from 60/50

1st number: 1 10/50, 2nd number: 40/98

60/50 - 40/98 is 194/245.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 98 is 2450

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 2450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 49 = 2450,
    60/50 = 60 × 49/50 × 49 = 2940/2450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 25 = 2450,
    40/98 = 40 × 25/98 × 25 = 1000/2450
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    2940/2450 - 1000/2450 = 2940 - 1000/2450 = 1940/2450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 194/245

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