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Subtract 96/90 from 21/20

1st number: 1 1/20, 2nd number: 1 6/90

21/20 - 96/90 is -1/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 90 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    21/20 = 21 × 9/20 × 9 = 189/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 2 = 180,
    96/90 = 96 × 2/90 × 2 = 192/180
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    189/180 - 192/180 = 189 - 192/180 = -3/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/60

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