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Subtract 98/32 from 20/4

1st number: 5 0/4, 2nd number: 3 2/32

20/4 - 98/32 is 31/16.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 32 is 32

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 32
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 8 = 32,
    20/4 = 20 × 8/4 × 8 = 160/32
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 1 = 32,
    98/32 = 98 × 1/32 × 1 = 98/32
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    160/32 - 98/32 = 160 - 98/32 = 62/32
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/16
  6. In mixed form: 115/16

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