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Subtract 2/54 from 28/24

1st number: 1 4/24, 2nd number: 2/54

28/24 - 2/54 is 61/54.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 54 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 9 = 216,
    28/24 = 28 × 9/24 × 9 = 252/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 4 = 216,
    2/54 = 2 × 4/54 × 4 = 8/216
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    252/216 - 8/216 = 252 - 8/216 = 244/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/54
  6. In mixed form: 17/54

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