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Subtract 35/80 from 98/42

1st number: 2 14/42, 2nd number: 35/80

98/42 - 35/80 is 91/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 80 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 40 = 1680,
    98/42 = 98 × 40/42 × 40 = 3920/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 21 = 1680,
    35/80 = 35 × 21/80 × 21 = 735/1680
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3920/1680 - 735/1680 = 3920 - 735/1680 = 3185/1680
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 91/48
  6. In mixed form: 143/48

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