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Subtract 4/45 from 5/84

5/84 - 4/45 is -37/1260.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 45 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 15 = 1260,
    5/84 = 5 × 15/84 × 15 = 75/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 28 = 1260,
    4/45 = 4 × 28/45 × 28 = 112/1260
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/1260 - 112/1260 = 75 - 112/1260 = -37/1260

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