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Subtract 28/40 from 98/16

1st number: 6 2/16, 2nd number: 28/40

98/16 - 28/40 is 217/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 40 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    98/16 = 98 × 5/16 × 5 = 490/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 2 = 80,
    28/40 = 28 × 2/40 × 2 = 56/80
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    490/80 - 56/80 = 490 - 56/80 = 434/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 217/40
  6. In mixed form: 517/40

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