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Subtract 21/24 from 35/12

1st number: 2 11/12, 2nd number: 21/24

35/12 - 21/24 is 49/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    35/12 = 35 × 2/12 × 2 = 70/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    21/24 = 21 × 1/24 × 1 = 21/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/24 - 21/24 = 70 - 21/24 = 49/24
  5. In mixed form: 21/24

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