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Subtract 63/8 from 24/2

1st number: 12 0/2, 2nd number: 7 7/8

24/2 - 63/8 is 33/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    24/2 = 24 × 4/2 × 4 = 96/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    63/8 = 63 × 1/8 × 1 = 63/8
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    96/8 - 63/8 = 96 - 63/8 = 33/8
  5. In mixed form: 41/8

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