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Subtract 48/42 from 6/10

1st number: 6/10, 2nd number: 1 6/42

6/10 - 48/42 is -19/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    6/10 = 6 × 21/10 × 21 = 126/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    48/42 = 48 × 5/42 × 5 = 240/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    126/210 - 240/210 = 126 - 240/210 = -114/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -19/35

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