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Subtract 5/32 from 8/3

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 5/32

8/3 - 5/32 is 241/96.

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,
    5/32 = 5 × 3/32 × 3 = 15/96
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    256/96 - 15/96 = 256 - 15/96 = 241/96
  5. In mixed form: 249/96

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