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Subtract 1/24 from 28/56

28/56 - 1/24 is 11/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    28/56 = 28 × 3/56 × 3 = 84/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    1/24 = 1 × 7/24 × 7 = 7/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/168 - 7/168 = 84 - 7/168 = 77/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/24

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