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Subtract 40/98 from 70/14

1st number: 5 0/14, 2nd number: 40/98

70/14 - 40/98 is 225/49.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 98 is 98

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 7 = 98,
    70/14 = 70 × 7/14 × 7 = 490/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 1 = 98,
    40/98 = 40 × 1/98 × 1 = 40/98
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    490/98 - 40/98 = 490 - 40/98 = 450/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 225/49
  6. In mixed form: 429/49

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