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Subtract 4/24 from 4/2

1st number: 2 0/2, 2nd number: 4/24

4/2 - 4/24 is 11/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 12 = 24,
    4/2 = 4 × 12/2 × 12 = 48/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    4/24 = 4 × 1/24 × 1 = 4/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    48/24 - 4/24 = 48 - 4/24 = 44/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/6
  6. In mixed form: 15/6

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