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Subtract 3/24 from 7/12

7/12 - 3/24 is 11/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    7/12 = 7 × 2/12 × 2 = 14/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    3/24 = 3 × 1/24 × 1 = 3/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/24 - 3/24 = 14 - 3/24 = 11/24

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