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Subtract 2/24 from 21/6

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

21/6 - 2/24 is 41/12.

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,
    21/6 = 21 × 4/6 × 4 = 84/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    2/24 = 2 × 1/24 × 1 = 2/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/24 - 2/24 = 84 - 2/24 = 82/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/12
  6. In mixed form: 35/12

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