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Subtract 48/6 from 3/84

1st number: 3/84, 2nd number: 8 0/6

3/84 - 48/6 is -223/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 6 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    3/84 = 3 × 1/84 × 1 = 3/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    48/6 = 48 × 14/6 × 14 = 672/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3/84 - 672/84 = 3 - 672/84 = -669/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -223/28

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