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Subtract 98/80 from 84/45

1st number: 1 39/45, 2nd number: 1 18/80

84/45 - 98/80 is 77/120.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 80 is 720

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    84/45 = 84 × 16/45 × 16 = 1344/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    98/80 = 98 × 9/80 × 9 = 882/720
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    1344/720 - 882/720 = 1344 - 882/720 = 462/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/120

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