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Subtract 1/32 from 8/15

8/15 - 1/32 is 241/480.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 32 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 32 = 480,
    8/15 = 8 × 32/15 × 32 = 256/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 15 = 480,
    1/32 = 1 × 15/32 × 15 = 15/480
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    256/480 - 15/480 = 256 - 15/480 = 241/480

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