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Subtract 1/48 from 7/45

7/45 - 1/48 is 97/720.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 48 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    7/45 = 7 × 16/45 × 16 = 112/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 15 = 720,
    1/48 = 1 × 15/48 × 15 = 15/720
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    112/720 - 15/720 = 112 - 15/720 = 97/720

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