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412 - 48 is -16.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 12 and 8 is**24** - For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,

412 = 4 × 212 × 2 = 824 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

48 = 4 × 38 × 3 = 1224 - Subtract the two fractions:

824 - 1224 = 8 - 1224 = -424 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is -16

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