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Subtract 48/12 from 3/28

1st number: 3/28, 2nd number: 4 0/12

3/28 - 48/12 is -109/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    3/28 = 3 × 3/28 × 3 = 9/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    48/12 = 48 × 7/12 × 7 = 336/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/84 - 336/84 = 9 - 336/84 = -327/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -109/28

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