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Subtract 1/36 from 28/24

1st number: 1 4/24, 2nd number: 1/36

28/24 - 1/36 is 41/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 36 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    28/24 = 28 × 3/24 × 3 = 84/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    1/36 = 1 × 2/36 × 2 = 2/72
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/72 - 2/72 = 84 - 2/72 = 82/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/36
  6. In mixed form: 15/36

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