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Subtract 35/40 from 8/98

8/98 - 35/40 is -311/392.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 40 is 1960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 20 = 1960,
    8/98 = 8 × 20/98 × 20 = 160/1960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 49 = 1960,
    35/40 = 35 × 49/40 × 49 = 1715/1960
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    160/1960 - 1715/1960 = 160 - 1715/1960 = -1555/1960
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -311/392

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