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Subtract 96/18 from 3/12

1st number: 3/12, 2nd number: 5 6/18

3/12 - 96/18 is -61/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    3/12 = 3 × 3/12 × 3 = 9/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    96/18 = 96 × 2/18 × 2 = 192/36
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/36 - 192/36 = 9 - 192/36 = -183/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -61/12

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