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Subtract 1/24 from 6/5

1st number: 1 1/5, 2nd number: 1/24

6/5 - 1/24 is 139/120.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 24 = 120,
    6/5 = 6 × 24/5 × 24 = 144/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    1/24 = 1 × 5/24 × 5 = 5/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    144/120 - 5/120 = 144 - 5/120 = 139/120
  5. In mixed form: 119/120

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