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Subtract 48/6 from 3/2

1st number: 1 1/2, 2nd number: 8 0/6

3/2 - 48/6 is -13/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    3/2 = 3 × 3/2 × 3 = 9/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    48/6 = 48 × 1/6 × 1 = 48/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/6 - 48/6 = 9 - 48/6 = -39/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/2

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