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Subtract 15/45 from 98/30

1st number: 3 8/30, 2nd number: 15/45

98/30 - 15/45 is 44/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    98/30 = 98 × 3/30 × 3 = 294/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    15/45 = 15 × 2/45 × 2 = 30/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    294/90 - 30/90 = 294 - 30/90 = 264/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 44/15
  6. In mixed form: 214/15

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