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Subtract 35/80 from 98/12

1st number: 8 2/12, 2nd number: 35/80

98/12 - 35/80 is 371/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 20 = 240,
    98/12 = 98 × 20/12 × 20 = 1960/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    35/80 = 35 × 3/80 × 3 = 105/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1960/240 - 105/240 = 1960 - 105/240 = 1855/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 371/48
  6. In mixed form: 735/48

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