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Subtract 49/48 from 8/84

1st number: 8/84, 2nd number: 1 1/48

8/84 - 49/48 is -311/336.

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,
    8/84 = 8 × 4/84 × 4 = 32/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    49/48 = 49 × 7/48 × 7 = 343/336
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    32/336 - 343/336 = 32 - 343/336 = -311/336

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