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Subtract 27/8 from 10/24

1st number: 10/24, 2nd number: 3 3/8

10/24 - 27/8 is -71/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    10/24 = 10 × 1/24 × 1 = 10/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    27/8 = 27 × 3/8 × 3 = 81/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    10/24 - 81/24 = 10 - 81/24 = -71/24

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