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Subtract 98/80 from 8/98

1st number: 8/98, 2nd number: 1 18/80

8/98 - 98/80 is -2241/1960.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 80 is 3920
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 40 = 3920,
    8/98 = 8 × 40/98 × 40 = 320/3920
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 49 = 3920,
    98/80 = 98 × 49/80 × 49 = 4802/3920
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    320/3920 - 4802/3920 = 320 - 4802/3920 = -4482/3920
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -2241/1960

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