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Subtract 2/24 from 10/21

10/21 - 2/24 is 11/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    10/21 = 10 × 8/21 × 8 = 80/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    2/24 = 2 × 7/24 × 7 = 14/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    80/168 - 14/168 = 80 - 14/168 = 66/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/28

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