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Subtract 15/45 from 98/6

1st number: 16 2/6, 2nd number: 15/45

98/6 - 15/45 is 16/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    98/6 = 98 × 15/6 × 15 = 1470/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    15/45 = 15 × 2/45 × 2 = 30/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1470/90 - 30/90 = 1470 - 30/90 = 1440/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/1

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