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Subtract 1/12 from 28/48

28/48 - 1/12 is 1/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 12 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    28/48 = 28 × 1/48 × 1 = 28/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 4 = 48,
    1/12 = 1 × 4/12 × 4 = 4/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/48 - 4/48 = 28 - 4/48 = 24/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/2

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