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Subtract 6/10 from 98/35

1st number: 2 28/35, 2nd number: 6/10

98/35 - 6/10 is 11/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    98/35 = 98 × 2/35 × 2 = 196/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    6/10 = 6 × 7/10 × 7 = 42/70
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    196/70 - 42/70 = 196 - 42/70 = 154/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/5
  6. In mixed form: 21/5

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