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Subtract 5/45 from 98/60

1st number: 1 38/60, 2nd number: 5/45

98/60 - 5/45 is 137/90.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    98/60 = 98 × 3/60 × 3 = 294/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    5/45 = 5 × 4/45 × 4 = 20/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    294/180 - 20/180 = 294 - 20/180 = 274/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 137/90
  6. In mixed form: 147/90

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