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Subtract 1/6 from 7/28

7/28 - 1/6 is 1/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 6 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    7/28 = 7 × 3/28 × 3 = 21/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    1/6 = 1 × 14/6 × 14 = 14/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    21/84 - 14/84 = 21 - 14/84 = 7/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/12

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