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Subtract 48/60 from 3/14

3/14 - 48/60 is -41/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    3/14 = 3 × 30/14 × 30 = 90/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    48/60 = 48 × 7/60 × 7 = 336/420
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/420 - 336/420 = 90 - 336/420 = -246/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -41/70

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