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Subtract 3/4 from 1/24

1/24 - 3/4 is -17/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 4 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    1/24 = 1 × 1/24 × 1 = 1/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 6 = 24,
    3/4 = 3 × 6/4 × 6 = 18/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1/24 - 18/24 = 1 - 18/24 = -17/24

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