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Subtract 12/9 from 24/7

1st number: 3 3/7, 2nd number: 1 3/9

24/7 - 12/9 is 44/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 9 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 9 = 63,
    24/7 = 24 × 9/7 × 9 = 216/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    12/9 = 12 × 7/9 × 7 = 84/63
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/63 - 84/63 = 216 - 84/63 = 132/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 44/21
  6. In mixed form: 22/21

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