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Subtract 5/48 from 4/2

1st number: 2 0/2, 2nd number: 5/48

4/2 - 5/48 is 91/48.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 24 = 48,
    4/2 = 4 × 24/2 × 24 = 96/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    5/48 = 5 × 1/48 × 1 = 5/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    96/48 - 5/48 = 96 - 5/48 = 91/48
  5. In mixed form: 143/48

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