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Subtract 24/21 from 24/3

1st number: 8 0/3, 2nd number: 1 3/21

24/3 - 24/21 is 48/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 21 is 21
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 7 = 21,
    24/3 = 24 × 7/3 × 7 = 168/21
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 1 = 21,
    24/21 = 24 × 1/21 × 1 = 24/21
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    168/21 - 24/21 = 168 - 24/21 = 144/21
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 48/7
  6. In mixed form: 66/7

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