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Subtract 14/48 from 98/21

1st number: 4 14/21, 2nd number: 14/48

98/21 - 14/48 is 35/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 48 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 16 = 336,
    98/21 = 98 × 16/21 × 16 = 1568/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    14/48 = 14 × 7/48 × 7 = 98/336
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1568/336 - 98/336 = 1568 - 98/336 = 1470/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/8
  6. In mixed form: 43/8

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