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Subtract 96/18 from 21/28

1st number: 21/28, 2nd number: 5 6/18

21/28 - 96/18 is -55/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 18 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    21/28 = 21 × 9/28 × 9 = 189/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    96/18 = 96 × 14/18 × 14 = 1344/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    189/252 - 1344/252 = 189 - 1344/252 = -1155/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -55/12

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