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Subtract 6/54 from 24/21

1st number: 1 3/21, 2nd number: 6/54

24/21 - 6/54 is 65/63.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 54 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 18 = 378,
    24/21 = 24 × 18/21 × 18 = 432/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,
    6/54 = 6 × 7/54 × 7 = 42/378
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    432/378 - 42/378 = 432 - 42/378 = 390/378
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/63
  6. In mixed form: 12/63

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