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Subtract 49/96 from 20/28

20/28 - 49/96 is 137/672.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 96 is 672

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 672
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 24 = 672,
    20/28 = 20 × 24/28 × 24 = 480/672
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 7 = 672,
    49/96 = 49 × 7/96 × 7 = 343/672
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    480/672 - 343/672 = 480 - 343/672 = 137/672

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