# How do you simplify 98 - 3/7 ?

Mar 12, 2017

$97 \frac{4}{7}$

#### Explanation:

Note that there are many ways to write the value of 1. For example you could write it as $\frac{7}{7}$

Write $98 \text{ as } 97 + 1$ but this is the same as $97 + \frac{7}{7}$

Rewrite the given question as:

$97 + \frac{7}{7} - \frac{3}{7}$

$97 + \frac{7 - 3}{7}$

$97 + \frac{4}{7}$

$97 \frac{4}{7}$