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Subtract 2/7 from 7/98

7/98 - 2/7 is -3/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 7 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 1 = 98,
    7/98 = 7 × 1/98 × 1 = 7/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 14 = 98,
    2/7 = 2 × 14/7 × 14 = 28/98
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    7/98 - 28/98 = 7 - 28/98 = -21/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -3/14

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