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Subtract 98/80 from 49/15

1st number: 3 4/15, 2nd number: 1 18/80

49/15 - 98/80 is 49/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    49/15 = 49 × 16/15 × 16 = 784/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    98/80 = 98 × 3/80 × 3 = 294/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    784/240 - 294/240 = 784 - 294/240 = 490/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/24
  6. In mixed form: 21/24

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