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Subtract 98/96 from 20/12

1st number: 1 8/12, 2nd number: 1 2/96

20/12 - 98/96 is 31/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 96 is 96

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 8 = 96,
    20/12 = 20 × 8/12 × 8 = 160/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 1 = 96,
    98/96 = 98 × 1/96 × 1 = 98/96
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    160/96 - 98/96 = 160 - 98/96 = 62/96
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/48

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