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Subtract 21/32 from 7/3

1st number: 2 1/3, 2nd number: 21/32

7/3 - 21/32 is 161/96.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 32 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 32 = 96,
    7/3 = 7 × 32/3 × 32 = 224/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 3 = 96,
    21/32 = 21 × 3/32 × 3 = 63/96
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    224/96 - 63/96 = 224 - 63/96 = 161/96
  5. In mixed form: 165/96

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