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Subtract 2/84 from 28/4

1st number: 7 0/4, 2nd number: 2/84

28/4 - 2/84 is 293/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    28/4 = 28 × 21/4 × 21 = 588/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    2/84 = 2 × 1/84 × 1 = 2/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    588/84 - 2/84 = 588 - 2/84 = 586/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 293/42
  6. In mixed form: 641/42

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