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Subtract 8/98 from 63/4

1st number: 15 3/4, 2nd number: 8/98

63/4 - 8/98 is 3071/196.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 98 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    63/4 = 63 × 49/4 × 49 = 3087/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    8/98 = 8 × 2/98 × 2 = 16/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3087/196 - 16/196 = 3087 - 16/196 = 3071/196
  5. In mixed form: 15131/196

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