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Subtract 9/48 from 6/84

6/84 - 9/48 is -13/112.

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,
    9/48 = 9 × 7/48 × 7 = 63/336
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/336 - 63/336 = 24 - 63/336 = -39/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/112

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