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Subtract 9/24 from 8/7

1st number: 1 1/7, 2nd number: 9/24

8/7 - 9/24 is 43/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,
    8/7 = 8 × 24/7 × 24 = 192/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    9/24 = 9 × 7/24 × 7 = 63/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    192/168 - 63/168 = 192 - 63/168 = 129/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/56

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