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Subtract 40/49 from 80/98

80/98 - 40/49 is 0/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 49 is 98

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 1 = 98,
    80/98 = 80 × 1/98 × 1 = 80/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 2 = 98,
    40/49 = 40 × 2/49 × 2 = 80/98
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    80/98 - 80/98 = 80 - 80/98 = 0/98
  5. The answer is 0

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