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Subtract 98/48 from 35/9

1st number: 3 8/9, 2nd number: 2 2/48

35/9 - 98/48 is 133/72.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 48 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 16 = 144,
    35/9 = 35 × 16/9 × 16 = 560/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,
    98/48 = 98 × 3/48 × 3 = 294/144
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    560/144 - 294/144 = 560 - 294/144 = 266/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 133/72
  6. In mixed form: 161/72

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