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Subtract 7/48 from 35/12

1st number: 2 11/12, 2nd number: 7/48

35/12 - 7/48 is 133/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 4 = 48,
    35/12 = 35 × 4/12 × 4 = 140/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    7/48 = 7 × 1/48 × 1 = 7/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/48 - 7/48 = 140 - 7/48 = 133/48
  5. In mixed form: 237/48

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