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Subtract 7/48 from 70/3

1st number: 23 1/3, 2nd number: 7/48

70/3 - 7/48 is 371/16.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 16 = 48,
    70/3 = 70 × 16/3 × 16 = 1120/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    7/48 = 7 × 1/48 × 1 = 7/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1120/48 - 7/48 = 1120 - 7/48 = 1113/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 371/16
  6. In mixed form: 233/16

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