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Subtract 7/16 from 98/21

1st number: 4 14/21, 2nd number: 7/16

98/21 - 7/16 is 203/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 16 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 16 × 21 = 336,
    7/16 = 7 × 21/16 × 21 = 147/336
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1568/336 - 147/336 = 1568 - 147/336 = 1421/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 203/48
  6. In mixed form: 411/48

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