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1^{st} number: 1 3/6, 2^{nd} number: 3/8

96 - 38 is 98.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 6 and 8 is**24**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 24 - For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,

96 = 9 × 46 × 4 = 3624 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

38 = 3 × 38 × 3 = 924 - Subtract the two like fractions:

3624 - 924 = 36 - 924 = 2724 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 98
- In mixed form: 118

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