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12 - 24 is 01.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 2 and 4 is**4**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 4 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,

12 = 1 × 22 × 2 = 24 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,

24 = 2 × 14 × 1 = 24 - Subtract the two like fractions:

24 - 24 = 2 - 24 = 04 - The answer is 0

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