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Subtract 7/16 from 8/98

8/98 - 7/16 is -279/784.

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,
    7/16 = 7 × 49/16 × 49 = 343/784
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    64/784 - 343/784 = 64 - 343/784 = -279/784

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