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Subtract 35/80 from 98/18

1st number: 5 8/18, 2nd number: 35/80

98/18 - 35/80 is 721/144.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 80 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 40 = 720,
    98/18 = 98 × 40/18 × 40 = 3920/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    35/80 = 35 × 9/80 × 9 = 315/720
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3920/720 - 315/720 = 3920 - 315/720 = 3605/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 721/144
  6. In mixed form: 51/144

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