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Subtract 84/80 from 24/6

1st number: 4 0/6, 2nd number: 1 4/80

24/6 - 84/80 is 59/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 40 = 240,
    24/6 = 24 × 40/6 × 40 = 960/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    84/80 = 84 × 3/80 × 3 = 252/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    960/240 - 252/240 = 960 - 252/240 = 708/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/20
  6. In mixed form: 219/20

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