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Subtract 50/18 from 60/98

1st number: 60/98, 2nd number: 2 14/18

60/98 - 50/18 is -955/441.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 18 is 882
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 9 = 882,
    60/98 = 60 × 9/98 × 9 = 540/882
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 49 = 882,
    50/18 = 50 × 49/18 × 49 = 2450/882
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/882 - 2450/882 = 540 - 2450/882 = -1910/882
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -955/441

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