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Subtract 45/10 from 20/98

1st number: 20/98, 2nd number: 4 5/10

20/98 - 45/10 is -421/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 10 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    20/98 = 20 × 5/98 × 5 = 100/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    45/10 = 45 × 49/10 × 49 = 2205/490
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    100/490 - 2205/490 = 100 - 2205/490 = -2105/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -421/98

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