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Subtract 14/80 from 24/84

24/84 - 14/80 is 31/280.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 80 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 20 = 1680,
    24/84 = 24 × 20/84 × 20 = 480/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 21 = 1680,
    14/80 = 14 × 21/80 × 21 = 294/1680
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    480/1680 - 294/1680 = 480 - 294/1680 = 186/1680
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/280

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