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Subtract 7/24 from 10/2

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 7/24

10/2 - 7/24 is 113/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 12 = 24,
    10/2 = 10 × 12/2 × 12 = 120/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    7/24 = 7 × 1/24 × 1 = 7/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    120/24 - 7/24 = 120 - 7/24 = 113/24
  5. In mixed form: 417/24

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