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Subtract 84/63 from 98/49

1st number: 2 0/49, 2nd number: 1 21/63

98/49 - 84/63 is 2/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 63 is 441

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 441
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 9 = 441,
    98/49 = 98 × 9/49 × 9 = 882/441
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 7 = 441,
    84/63 = 84 × 7/63 × 7 = 588/441
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    882/441 - 588/441 = 882 - 588/441 = 294/441
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/3

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