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Subtract 48/12 from 9/98

1st number: 9/98, 2nd number: 4 0/12

9/98 - 48/12 is -383/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 12 is 588
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 6 = 588,
    9/98 = 9 × 6/98 × 6 = 54/588
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 49 = 588,
    48/12 = 48 × 49/12 × 49 = 2352/588
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/588 - 2352/588 = 54 - 2352/588 = -2298/588
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -383/98

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