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Subtract 9/21 from 24/4

1st number: 6 0/4, 2nd number: 9/21

24/4 - 9/21 is 39/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 21 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    24/4 = 24 × 21/4 × 21 = 504/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 4 = 84,
    9/21 = 9 × 4/21 × 4 = 36/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    504/84 - 36/84 = 504 - 36/84 = 468/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 39/7
  6. In mixed form: 54/7

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