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Subtract 7/48 from 35/21

1st number: 1 14/21, 2nd number: 7/48

35/21 - 7/48 is 73/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 48 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 16 = 336,
    35/21 = 35 × 16/21 × 16 = 560/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    7/48 = 7 × 7/48 × 7 = 49/336
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    560/336 - 49/336 = 560 - 49/336 = 511/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/48
  6. In mixed form: 125/48

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