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Subtract 24/10 from 98/80

1st number: 1 18/80, 2nd number: 2 4/10

98/80 - 24/10 is -47/40.

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,
    24/10 = 24 × 8/10 × 8 = 192/80
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    98/80 - 192/80 = 98 - 192/80 = -94/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -47/40

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