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Subtract 9/24 from 56/35

1st number: 1 21/35, 2nd number: 9/24

56/35 - 9/24 is 49/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 24 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 24 = 840,
    56/35 = 56 × 24/35 × 24 = 1344/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    9/24 = 9 × 35/24 × 35 = 315/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1344/840 - 315/840 = 1344 - 315/840 = 1029/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/40
  6. In mixed form: 19/40

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