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Subtract 70/24 from 8/98

1st number: 8/98, 2nd number: 2 22/24

8/98 - 70/24 is -1667/588.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 24 is 1176
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 12 = 1176,
    8/98 = 8 × 12/98 × 12 = 96/1176
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 49 = 1176,
    70/24 = 70 × 49/24 × 49 = 3430/1176
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    96/1176 - 3430/1176 = 96 - 3430/1176 = -3334/1176
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1667/588

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