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

96 - 98 is 38.

- 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,

98 = 9 × 38 × 3 = 2724 - Subtract the two like fractions:

3624 - 2724 = 36 - 2724 = 924 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 38

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