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1^{st} number: 1/4, 2^{nd} number: 1 3/6

14 - 96 is -54.

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

LCM of 4 and 6 is**12**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 12 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,

14 = 1 × 34 × 3 = 312 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,

96 = 9 × 26 × 2 = 1812 - Subtract the two like fractions:

312 - 1812 = 3 - 1812 = -1512 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -54

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