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Subtract 3/18 from 24/7

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

24/7 - 3/18 is 137/42.

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,
    3/18 = 3 × 7/18 × 7 = 21/126
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    432/126 - 21/126 = 432 - 21/126 = 411/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 137/42
  6. In mixed form: 311/42

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