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Subtract 9/24 from 56/7

1st number: 8 0/7, 2nd number: 9/24

56/7 - 9/24 is 61/8.

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,
    56/7 = 56 × 24/7 × 24 = 1344/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    9/24 = 9 × 7/24 × 7 = 63/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1344/168 - 63/168 = 1344 - 63/168 = 1281/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/8
  6. In mixed form: 75/8

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