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Subtract 49/48 from 28/6

1st number: 4 4/6, 2nd number: 1 1/48

28/6 - 49/48 is 175/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 8 = 48,
    28/6 = 28 × 8/6 × 8 = 224/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    49/48 = 49 × 1/48 × 1 = 49/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    224/48 - 49/48 = 224 - 49/48 = 175/48
  5. In mixed form: 331/48

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