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Subtract 4/48 from 1/12

1/12 - 4/48 is 0/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 4 = 48,
    1/12 = 1 × 4/12 × 4 = 4/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    4/48 = 4 × 1/48 × 1 = 4/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4/48 - 4/48 = 4 - 4/48 = 0/48
  5. The answer is 0

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