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Subtract 2/10 from 2/96

2/96 - 2/10 is -43/240.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 96 and 10 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    2/96 = 2 × 5/96 × 5 = 10/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 48 = 480,
    2/10 = 2 × 48/10 × 48 = 96/480
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    10/480 - 96/480 = 10 - 96/480 = -86/480
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -43/240

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