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Subtract 49/96 from 40/14

1st number: 2 12/14, 2nd number: 49/96

40/14 - 49/96 is 1577/672.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 96 is 672
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 48 = 672,
    40/14 = 40 × 48/14 × 48 = 1920/672
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 7 = 672,
    49/96 = 49 × 7/96 × 7 = 343/672
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1920/672 - 343/672 = 1920 - 343/672 = 1577/672
  5. In mixed form: 2233/672

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