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Subtract 7/96 from 14/6

1st number: 2 2/6, 2nd number: 7/96

14/6 - 7/96 is 217/96.

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,
    14/6 = 14 × 16/6 × 16 = 224/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 1 = 96,
    7/96 = 7 × 1/96 × 1 = 7/96
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    224/96 - 7/96 = 224 - 7/96 = 217/96
  5. In mixed form: 225/96

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