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Subtract 48/84 from 6/2

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 48/84

6/2 - 48/84 is 17/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 42 = 84,
    6/2 = 6 × 42/2 × 42 = 252/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    48/84 = 48 × 1/84 × 1 = 48/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/84 - 48/84 = 252 - 48/84 = 204/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/7
  6. In mixed form: 23/7

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