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Subtract 1/32 from 8/3

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

8/3 - 1/32 is 253/96.

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,
    8/3 = 8 × 32/3 × 32 = 256/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 3 = 96,
    1/32 = 1 × 3/32 × 3 = 3/96
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    256/96 - 3/96 = 256 - 3/96 = 253/96
  5. In mixed form: 261/96

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