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Subtract 63/8 from 6/24

1st number: 6/24, 2nd number: 7 7/8

6/24 - 63/8 is -61/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    6/24 = 6 × 1/24 × 1 = 6/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    63/8 = 63 × 3/8 × 3 = 189/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    6/24 - 189/24 = 6 - 189/24 = -183/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -61/8

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