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Subtract 3/18 from 98/4

1st number: 24 2/4, 2nd number: 3/18

98/4 - 3/18 is 73/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    98/4 = 98 × 9/4 × 9 = 882/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    3/18 = 3 × 2/18 × 2 = 6/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    882/36 - 6/36 = 882 - 6/36 = 876/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/3
  6. In mixed form: 241/3

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