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Subtract 5/24 from 4/2

1st number: 2 0/2, 2nd number: 5/24

4/2 - 5/24 is 43/24.

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,
    5/24 = 5 × 1/24 × 1 = 5/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    48/24 - 5/24 = 48 - 5/24 = 43/24
  5. In mixed form: 119/24

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