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Subtract 63/48 from 6/84

1st number: 6/84, 2nd number: 1 15/48

6/84 - 63/48 is -139/112.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 48 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 4 = 336,
    6/84 = 6 × 4/84 × 4 = 24/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    63/48 = 63 × 7/48 × 7 = 441/336
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/336 - 441/336 = 24 - 441/336 = -417/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -139/112

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