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Subtract 27/98 from 8/4

1st number: 2 0/4, 2nd number: 27/98

8/4 - 27/98 is 169/98.

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,
    8/4 = 8 × 49/4 × 49 = 392/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    27/98 = 27 × 2/98 × 2 = 54/196
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    392/196 - 54/196 = 392 - 54/196 = 338/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 169/98
  6. In mixed form: 171/98

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