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Subtract 5/45 from 98/30

1st number: 3 8/30, 2nd number: 5/45

98/30 - 5/45 is 142/45.

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,
    5/45 = 5 × 2/45 × 2 = 10/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    294/90 - 10/90 = 294 - 10/90 = 284/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 142/45
  6. In mixed form: 37/45

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