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Subtract 5/24 from 4/7

4/7 - 5/24 is 61/168.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,
    4/7 = 4 × 24/7 × 24 = 96/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    5/24 = 5 × 7/24 × 7 = 35/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    96/168 - 35/168 = 96 - 35/168 = 61/168

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