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Subtract 2/24 from 15/6

1st number: 2 3/6, 2nd number: 2/24

15/6 - 2/24 is 29/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    15/6 = 15 × 4/6 × 4 = 60/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    2/24 = 2 × 1/24 × 1 = 2/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    60/24 - 2/24 = 60 - 2/24 = 58/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/12
  6. In mixed form: 25/12

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