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Subtract 27/84 from 98/2

1st number: 49 0/2, 2nd number: 27/84

98/2 - 27/84 is 1363/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 84 is 84

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 42 = 84,
    98/2 = 98 × 42/2 × 42 = 4116/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    27/84 = 27 × 1/84 × 1 = 27/84
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    4116/84 - 27/84 = 4116 - 27/84 = 4089/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1363/28
  6. In mixed form: 4819/28

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