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Subtract 9/8 from 2/24

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

2/24 - 9/8 is -25/24.

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,
    2/24 = 2 × 1/24 × 1 = 2/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    9/8 = 9 × 3/8 × 3 = 27/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2/24 - 27/24 = 2 - 27/24 = -25/24

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