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Subtract 98/24 from 8/84

1st number: 8/84, 2nd number: 4 2/24

8/84 - 98/24 is -335/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    8/84 = 8 × 2/84 × 2 = 16/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    98/24 = 98 × 7/24 × 7 = 686/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    16/168 - 686/168 = 16 - 686/168 = -670/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -335/84

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