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Subtract 96/12 from 3/98

1st number: 3/98, 2nd number: 8 0/12

3/98 - 96/12 is -781/98.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 12 is 588
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 6 = 588,
    3/98 = 3 × 6/98 × 6 = 18/588
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 49 = 588,
    96/12 = 96 × 49/12 × 49 = 4704/588
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/588 - 4704/588 = 18 - 4704/588 = -4686/588
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -781/98

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