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Subtract 48/18 from 9/28

1st number: 9/28, 2nd number: 2 12/18

9/28 - 48/18 is -197/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 18 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    9/28 = 9 × 9/28 × 9 = 81/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    48/18 = 48 × 14/18 × 14 = 672/252
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    81/252 - 672/252 = 81 - 672/252 = -591/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -197/84

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