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Subtract 4/90 from 5/42

5/42 - 4/90 is 47/630.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 90 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 15 = 630,
    5/42 = 5 × 15/42 × 15 = 75/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 7 = 630,
    4/90 = 4 × 7/90 × 7 = 28/630
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/630 - 28/630 = 75 - 28/630 = 47/630

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