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Subtract 1/12 from 56/24

1st number: 2 8/24, 2nd number: 1/12

56/24 - 1/12 is 9/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 12 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    56/24 = 56 × 1/24 × 1 = 56/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    1/12 = 1 × 2/12 × 2 = 2/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    56/24 - 2/24 = 56 - 2/24 = 54/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/4
  6. In mixed form: 21/4

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