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Subtract 12/10 from 8/98

1st number: 8/98, 2nd number: 1 2/10

8/98 - 12/10 is -274/245.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 10 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    8/98 = 8 × 5/98 × 5 = 40/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    12/10 = 12 × 49/10 × 49 = 588/490
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/490 - 588/490 = 40 - 588/490 = -548/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -274/245

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