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Subtract 96/12 from 3/2

1st number: 1 1/2, 2nd number: 8 0/12

3/2 - 96/12 is -13/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 6 = 12,
    3/2 = 3 × 6/2 × 6 = 18/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    96/12 = 96 × 1/12 × 1 = 96/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/12 - 96/12 = 18 - 96/12 = -78/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/2

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