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Subtract 40/98 from 70/16

1st number: 4 6/16, 2nd number: 40/98

70/16 - 40/98 is 1555/392.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 98 is 784
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 49 = 784,
    70/16 = 70 × 49/16 × 49 = 3430/784
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 8 = 784,
    40/98 = 40 × 8/98 × 8 = 320/784
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3430/784 - 320/784 = 3430 - 320/784 = 3110/784
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1555/392
  6. In mixed form: 3379/392

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