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Subtract 48/6 from 6/4

1st number: 1 2/4, 2nd number: 8 0/6

6/4 - 48/6 is -13/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    6/4 = 6 × 3/4 × 3 = 18/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    48/6 = 48 × 2/6 × 2 = 96/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/12 - 96/12 = 18 - 96/12 = -78/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/2

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