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Subtract 70/84 from 28/48

28/48 - 70/84 is -1/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 84 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    28/48 = 28 × 7/48 × 7 = 196/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 4 = 336,
    70/84 = 70 × 4/84 × 4 = 280/336
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    196/336 - 280/336 = 196 - 280/336 = -84/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/4

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