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Subtract 7/9 from 98/2

1st number: 49 0/2, 2nd number: 7/9

98/2 - 7/9 is 434/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    98/2 = 98 × 9/2 × 9 = 882/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    7/9 = 7 × 2/9 × 2 = 14/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    882/18 - 14/18 = 882 - 14/18 = 868/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 434/9
  6. In mixed form: 482/9

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