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Subtract 70/84 from 98/36

1st number: 2 26/36, 2nd number: 70/84

98/36 - 70/84 is 17/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 84 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    98/36 = 98 × 7/36 × 7 = 686/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    70/84 = 70 × 3/84 × 3 = 210/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    686/252 - 210/252 = 686 - 210/252 = 476/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/9
  6. In mixed form: 18/9

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