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Subtract 48/6 from 15/28

1st number: 15/28, 2nd number: 8 0/6

15/28 - 48/6 is -209/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 6 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    15/28 = 15 × 3/28 × 3 = 45/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    48/6 = 48 × 14/6 × 14 = 672/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/84 - 672/84 = 45 - 672/84 = -627/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -209/28

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