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Subtract 6/18 from 48/21

1st number: 2 6/21, 2nd number: 6/18

48/21 - 6/18 is 41/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 6 = 126,
    48/21 = 48 × 6/21 × 6 = 288/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    6/18 = 6 × 7/18 × 7 = 42/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    288/126 - 42/126 = 288 - 42/126 = 246/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/21
  6. In mixed form: 120/21

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