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Subtract 90/50 from 98/35

1st number: 2 28/35, 2nd number: 1 40/50

98/35 - 90/50 is 1/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 50 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 10 = 350,
    98/35 = 98 × 10/35 × 10 = 980/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    90/50 = 90 × 7/50 × 7 = 630/350
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    980/350 - 630/350 = 980 - 630/350 = 350/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/1

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