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Subtract 3/24 from 1/8

1/8 - 3/24 is 0/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    1/8 = 1 × 3/8 × 3 = 3/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    3/24 = 3 × 1/24 × 1 = 3/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    3/24 - 3/24 = 3 - 3/24 = 0/24
  5. The answer is 0

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