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Subtract 50/36 from 60/98

1st number: 60/98, 2nd number: 1 14/36

60/98 - 50/36 is -685/882.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 36 is 1764
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 18 = 1764,
    60/98 = 60 × 18/98 × 18 = 1080/1764
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 49 = 1764,
    50/36 = 50 × 49/36 × 49 = 2450/1764
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1080/1764 - 2450/1764 = 1080 - 2450/1764 = -1370/1764
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -685/882

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