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Subtract 7/40 from 24/14

1st number: 1 10/14, 2nd number: 7/40

24/14 - 7/40 is 431/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 20 = 280,
    24/14 = 24 × 20/14 × 20 = 480/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    7/40 = 7 × 7/40 × 7 = 49/280
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    480/280 - 49/280 = 480 - 49/280 = 431/280
  5. In mixed form: 1151/280

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