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Subtract 28/24 from 8/14

1st number: 8/14, 2nd number: 1 4/24

8/14 - 28/24 is -25/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 12 = 168,
    8/14 = 8 × 12/14 × 12 = 96/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    28/24 = 28 × 7/24 × 7 = 196/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    96/168 - 196/168 = 96 - 196/168 = -100/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -25/42

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