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Subtract 6/56 from 24/60

24/60 - 6/56 is 41/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 56 is 840

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 14 = 840,
    24/60 = 24 × 14/60 × 14 = 336/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    6/56 = 6 × 15/56 × 15 = 90/840
  4. Subtract the two like fractions:
    336/840 - 90/840 = 336 - 90/840 = 246/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/140

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