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Subtract 1/24 from 1/14

1/14 - 1/24 is 5/168.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 12 = 168,
    1/14 = 1 × 12/14 × 12 = 12/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    1/24 = 1 × 7/24 × 7 = 7/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/168 - 7/168 = 12 - 7/168 = 5/168

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