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Subtract 7/24 from 8/28

8/28 - 7/24 is -1/168.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 6 = 168,
    8/28 = 8 × 6/28 × 6 = 48/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    7/24 = 7 × 7/24 × 7 = 49/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    48/168 - 49/168 = 48 - 49/168 = -1/168

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