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Subtract 3/4 from 4/3

1st number: 1 1/3, 2nd number: 3/4

4/3 - 3/4 is 7/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    4/3 = 4 × 4/3 × 4 = 16/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    3/4 = 3 × 3/4 × 3 = 9/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    16/12 - 9/12 = 16 - 9/12 = 7/12

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