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Subtract 3/28 from 1/2

1/2 - 3/28 is 11/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    1/2 = 1 × 14/2 × 14 = 14/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    3/28 = 3 × 1/28 × 1 = 3/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/28 - 3/28 = 14 - 3/28 = 11/28

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