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Subtract 2/48 from 90/80

1st number: 1 10/80, 2nd number: 2/48

90/80 - 2/48 is 13/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    90/80 = 90 × 3/80 × 3 = 270/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    2/48 = 2 × 5/48 × 5 = 10/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    270/240 - 10/240 = 270 - 10/240 = 260/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/12
  6. In mixed form: 11/12

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