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Subtract 2/96 from 90/16

1st number: 5 10/16, 2nd number: 2/96

90/16 - 2/96 is 269/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 96 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 6 = 96,
    90/16 = 90 × 6/16 × 6 = 540/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 1 = 96,
    2/96 = 2 × 1/96 × 1 = 2/96
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    540/96 - 2/96 = 540 - 2/96 = 538/96
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 269/48
  6. In mixed form: 529/48

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