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Subtract 2/24 from 25/21

1st number: 1 4/21, 2nd number: 2/24

25/21 - 2/24 is 31/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    25/21 = 25 × 8/21 × 8 = 200/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    2/24 = 2 × 7/24 × 7 = 14/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    200/168 - 14/168 = 200 - 14/168 = 186/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/28
  6. In mixed form: 13/28

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