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Subtract 3/42 from 10/24

10/24 - 3/42 is 29/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 42 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    10/24 = 10 × 7/24 × 7 = 70/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    3/42 = 3 × 4/42 × 4 = 12/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/168 - 12/168 = 70 - 12/168 = 58/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/84

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