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Subtract 98/96 from 40/14

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

40/14 - 98/96 is 617/336.

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,
    98/96 = 98 × 7/96 × 7 = 686/672
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1920/672 - 686/672 = 1920 - 686/672 = 1234/672
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 617/336
  6. In mixed form: 1281/336

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