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Subtract 96/18 from 3/8

1st number: 3/8, 2nd number: 5 6/18

3/8 - 96/18 is -119/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    3/8 = 3 × 9/8 × 9 = 27/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    96/18 = 96 × 4/18 × 4 = 384/72
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/72 - 384/72 = 27 - 384/72 = -357/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -119/24

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