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Subtract 1/24 from 28/40

28/40 - 1/24 is 79/120.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    28/40 = 28 × 3/40 × 3 = 84/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    1/24 = 1 × 5/24 × 5 = 5/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/120 - 5/120 = 84 - 5/120 = 79/120

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