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Subtract 15/18 from 24/7

1st number: 3 3/7, 2nd number: 15/18

24/7 - 15/18 is 109/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 18 = 126,
    24/7 = 24 × 18/7 × 18 = 432/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    15/18 = 15 × 7/18 × 7 = 105/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    432/126 - 105/126 = 432 - 105/126 = 327/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 109/42
  6. In mixed form: 225/42

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