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Subtract 1/24 from 56/8

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

56/8 - 1/24 is 167/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    56/8 = 56 × 3/8 × 3 = 168/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    1/24 = 1 × 1/24 × 1 = 1/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    168/24 - 1/24 = 168 - 1/24 = 167/24
  5. In mixed form: 623/24

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