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Subtract 1/12 from 84/24

1st number: 3 12/24, 2nd number: 1/12

84/24 - 1/12 is 41/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 12 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    84/24 = 84 × 1/24 × 1 = 84/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    1/12 = 1 × 2/12 × 2 = 2/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    84/24 - 2/24 = 84 - 2/24 = 82/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/12
  6. In mixed form: 35/12

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