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Subtract 5/90 from 98/12

1st number: 8 2/12, 2nd number: 5/90

98/12 - 5/90 is 73/9.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 90 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 15 = 180,
    98/12 = 98 × 15/12 × 15 = 1470/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 2 = 180,
    5/90 = 5 × 2/90 × 2 = 10/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1470/180 - 10/180 = 1470 - 10/180 = 1460/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/9
  6. In mixed form: 81/9

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