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Subtract 5/45 from 98/6

1st number: 16 2/6, 2nd number: 5/45

98/6 - 5/45 is 146/9.

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,
    5/45 = 5 × 2/45 × 2 = 10/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1470/90 - 10/90 = 1470 - 10/90 = 1460/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 146/9
  6. In mixed form: 162/9

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