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Subtract 2/4 from 7/3

1st number: 2 1/3, 2nd number: 2/4

7/3 - 2/4 is 11/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    7/3 = 7 × 4/3 × 4 = 28/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    2/4 = 2 × 3/4 × 3 = 6/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/12 - 6/12 = 28 - 6/12 = 22/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/6
  6. In mixed form: 15/6

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