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Subtract 48/12 from 9/14

1st number: 9/14, 2nd number: 4 0/12

9/14 - 48/12 is -47/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    9/14 = 9 × 6/14 × 6 = 54/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    48/12 = 48 × 7/12 × 7 = 336/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    54/84 - 336/84 = 54 - 336/84 = -282/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -47/14

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