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Subtract 14/56 from 8/98

8/98 - 14/56 is -33/196.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 56 is 392
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 4 = 392,
    8/98 = 8 × 4/98 × 4 = 32/392
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 7 = 392,
    14/56 = 14 × 7/56 × 7 = 98/392
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    32/392 - 98/392 = 32 - 98/392 = -66/392
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -33/196

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