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Subtract 7/24 from 56/14

1st number: 4 0/14, 2nd number: 7/24

56/14 - 7/24 is 89/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 12 = 168,
    56/14 = 56 × 12/14 × 12 = 672/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    7/24 = 7 × 7/24 × 7 = 49/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    672/168 - 49/168 = 672 - 49/168 = 623/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 89/24
  6. In mixed form: 317/24

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