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Subtract 80/98 from 40/10

1st number: 4 0/10, 2nd number: 80/98

40/10 - 80/98 is 156/49.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 98 is 490

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    40/10 = 40 × 49/10 × 49 = 1960/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    80/98 = 80 × 5/98 × 5 = 400/490
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    1960/490 - 400/490 = 1960 - 400/490 = 1560/490
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 156/49
  6. In mixed form: 39/49

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