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Subtract 70/42 from 28/6

1st number: 4 4/6, 2nd number: 1 28/42

28/6 - 70/42 is 3/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    28/6 = 28 × 7/6 × 7 = 196/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    70/42 = 70 × 1/42 × 1 = 70/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    196/42 - 70/42 = 196 - 70/42 = 126/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/1

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