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Subtract 9/24 from 2/6

2/6 - 9/24 is -1/24.

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,
    2/6 = 2 × 4/6 × 4 = 8/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    9/24 = 9 × 1/24 × 1 = 9/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/24 - 9/24 = 8 - 9/24 = -1/24

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