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Subtract 98/96 from 20/28

1st number: 20/28, 2nd number: 1 2/96

20/28 - 98/96 is -103/336.

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,
    98/96 = 98 × 7/96 × 7 = 686/672
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    480/672 - 686/672 = 480 - 686/672 = -206/672
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -103/336

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