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Subtract 48/24 from 3/14

1st number: 3/14, 2nd number: 2 0/24

3/14 - 48/24 is -25/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 12 = 168,
    3/14 = 3 × 12/14 × 12 = 36/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    48/24 = 48 × 7/24 × 7 = 336/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/168 - 336/168 = 36 - 336/168 = -300/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -25/14

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