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Subtract 80/98 from 30/28

1st number: 1 2/28, 2nd number: 80/98

30/28 - 80/98 is 25/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 98 is 196

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 7 = 196,
    30/28 = 30 × 7/28 × 7 = 210/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    80/98 = 80 × 2/98 × 2 = 160/196
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    210/196 - 160/196 = 210 - 160/196 = 50/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/98

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