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Subtract 8/6 from 2/28

1st number: 2/28, 2nd number: 1 2/6

2/28 - 8/6 is -53/42.

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,
    2/28 = 2 × 3/28 × 3 = 6/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    8/6 = 8 × 14/6 × 14 = 112/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    6/84 - 112/84 = 6 - 112/84 = -106/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -53/42

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