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Subtract 7/12 from 28/24

1st number: 1 4/24, 2nd number: 7/12

28/24 - 7/12 is 7/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 12 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    28/24 = 28 × 1/24 × 1 = 28/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    7/12 = 7 × 2/12 × 2 = 14/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/24 - 14/24 = 28 - 14/24 = 14/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/12

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