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Subtract 27/6 from 4/42

1st number: 4/42, 2nd number: 4 3/6

4/42 - 27/6 is -185/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 6 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    4/42 = 4 × 1/42 × 1 = 4/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    27/6 = 27 × 7/6 × 7 = 189/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4/42 - 189/42 = 4 - 189/42 = -185/42

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