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Subtract 7/80 from 98/6

1st number: 16 2/6, 2nd number: 7/80

98/6 - 7/80 is 3899/240.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 40 = 240,
    98/6 = 98 × 40/6 × 40 = 3920/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    7/80 = 7 × 3/80 × 3 = 21/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3920/240 - 21/240 = 3920 - 21/240 = 3899/240
  5. In mixed form: 1659/240

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