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Subtract 4/96 from 1/6

1/6 - 4/96 is 1/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 96 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 16 = 96,
    1/6 = 1 × 16/6 × 16 = 16/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 1 = 96,
    4/96 = 4 × 1/96 × 1 = 4/96
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    16/96 - 4/96 = 16 - 4/96 = 12/96
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/8

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