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Subtract 49/8 from 24/28

1st number: 24/28, 2nd number: 6 1/8

24/28 - 49/8 is -295/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    24/28 = 24 × 2/28 × 2 = 48/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    49/8 = 49 × 7/8 × 7 = 343/56
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    48/56 - 343/56 = 48 - 343/56 = -295/56

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