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Subtract 5/28 from 8/3

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 5/28

8/3 - 5/28 is 209/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    8/3 = 8 × 28/3 × 28 = 224/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    5/28 = 5 × 3/28 × 3 = 15/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    224/84 - 15/84 = 224 - 15/84 = 209/84
  5. In mixed form: 241/84

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