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Subtract $\frac { 1 } { 4 } - \frac { 1 } { 3 }$

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1 of 2Changing to similar fractions, the given expression, $\dfrac{1}{4}-\dfrac{1}{3} ,$ is equivalent to

$\begin{align*} & \dfrac{1}{4}\cdot\dfrac{3}{3}-\dfrac{1}{3}\cdot\dfrac{4}{4} \\\\&= \dfrac{3}{12}-\dfrac{4}{12} \\\\&= \dfrac{3-4}{12} \\\\&= \dfrac{-1}{12} \\\\&= -\dfrac{1}{12} .\end{align*}$

Hence, the given expression simplifies to $-\dfrac{1}{12}$.

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