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Subtract 16/10 from 98/80

1st number: 1 18/80, 2nd number: 1 6/10

98/80 - 16/10 is -3/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 10 is 80

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 1 = 80,
    98/80 = 98 × 1/80 × 1 = 98/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    16/10 = 16 × 8/10 × 8 = 128/80
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    98/80 - 128/80 = 98 - 128/80 = -30/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -3/8

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