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Subtract 5/90 from 98/18

1st number: 5 8/18, 2nd number: 5/90

98/18 - 5/90 is 97/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    98/18 = 98 × 5/18 × 5 = 490/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    5/90 = 5 × 1/90 × 1 = 5/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    490/90 - 5/90 = 490 - 5/90 = 485/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/18
  6. In mixed form: 57/18

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