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Subtract 35/90 from 98/42

1st number: 2 14/42, 2nd number: 35/90

98/42 - 35/90 is 35/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 90 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 15 = 630,
    98/42 = 98 × 15/42 × 15 = 1470/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 7 = 630,
    35/90 = 35 × 7/90 × 7 = 245/630
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1470/630 - 245/630 = 1470 - 245/630 = 1225/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/18
  6. In mixed form: 117/18

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