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Subtract 18/70 from 54/24

1st number: 2 6/24, 2nd number: 18/70

54/24 - 18/70 is 279/140.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 70 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    54/24 = 54 × 35/24 × 35 = 1890/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 12 = 840,
    18/70 = 18 × 12/70 × 12 = 216/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1890/840 - 216/840 = 1890 - 216/840 = 1674/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 279/140
  6. In mixed form: 1139/140

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