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Subtract 7/96 from 35/3

1st number: 11 2/3, 2nd number: 7/96

35/3 - 7/96 is 371/32.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 96 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 32 = 96,
    35/3 = 35 × 32/3 × 32 = 1120/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 1 = 96,
    7/96 = 7 × 1/96 × 1 = 7/96
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1120/96 - 7/96 = 1120 - 7/96 = 1113/96
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 371/32
  6. In mixed form: 1119/32

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