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Subtract 3/6 from 49/12

1st number: 4 1/12, 2nd number: 3/6

49/12 - 3/6 is 43/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    49/12 = 49 × 1/12 × 1 = 49/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    3/6 = 3 × 2/6 × 2 = 6/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    49/12 - 6/12 = 49 - 6/12 = 43/12
  5. In mixed form: 37/12

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