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Subtract 75/18 from 98/75

1st number: 1 23/75, 2nd number: 4 3/18

98/75 - 75/18 is -143/50.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 18 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 6 = 450,
    98/75 = 98 × 6/75 × 6 = 588/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    75/18 = 75 × 25/18 × 25 = 1875/450
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    588/450 - 1875/450 = 588 - 1875/450 = -1287/450
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -143/50

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