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Subtract 7/32 from 7/6

1st number: 1 1/6, 2nd number: 7/32

7/6 - 7/32 is 91/96.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 32 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 16 = 96,
    7/6 = 7 × 16/6 × 16 = 112/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 3 = 96,
    7/32 = 7 × 3/32 × 3 = 21/96
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    112/96 - 21/96 = 112 - 21/96 = 91/96

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