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Subtract 48/6 from 9/12

1st number: 9/12, 2nd number: 8 0/6

9/12 - 48/6 is -29/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 6 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    9/12 = 9 × 1/12 × 1 = 9/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    48/6 = 48 × 2/6 × 2 = 96/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/12 - 96/12 = 9 - 96/12 = -87/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -29/4

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