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Subtract 98/96 from 40/4

1st number: 10 0/4, 2nd number: 1 2/96

40/4 - 98/96 is 431/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 96 is 96

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 24 = 96,
    40/4 = 40 × 24/4 × 24 = 960/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 1 = 96,
    98/96 = 98 × 1/96 × 1 = 98/96
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    960/96 - 98/96 = 960 - 98/96 = 862/96
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 431/48
  6. In mixed form: 847/48

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