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Subtract 48/90 from 9/4

1st number: 2 1/4, 2nd number: 48/90

9/4 - 48/90 is 103/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 90 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 45 = 180,
    9/4 = 9 × 45/4 × 45 = 405/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 2 = 180,
    48/90 = 48 × 2/90 × 2 = 96/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    405/180 - 96/180 = 405 - 96/180 = 309/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 103/60
  6. In mixed form: 143/60

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