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Subtract 49/16 from 8/98

1st number: 8/98, 2nd number: 3 1/16

8/98 - 49/16 is -2337/784.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 16 is 784
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 8 = 784,
    8/98 = 8 × 8/98 × 8 = 64/784
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 49 = 784,
    49/16 = 49 × 49/16 × 49 = 2401/784
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    64/784 - 2401/784 = 64 - 2401/784 = -2337/784

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