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Subtract 1/48 from 28/8

1st number: 3 4/8, 2nd number: 1/48

28/8 - 1/48 is 167/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 6 = 48,
    28/8 = 28 × 6/8 × 6 = 168/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    1/48 = 1 × 1/48 × 1 = 1/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    168/48 - 1/48 = 168 - 1/48 = 167/48
  5. In mixed form: 323/48

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