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Subtract 1/9 from 3/24

3/24 - 1/9 is 1/72.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    3/24 = 3 × 3/24 × 3 = 9/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    1/9 = 1 × 8/9 × 8 = 8/72
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    9/72 - 8/72 = 9 - 8/72 = 1/72

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