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Subtract 45/5 from 9/24

1st number: 9/24, 2nd number: 9 0/5

9/24 - 45/5 is -69/8.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 5 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    9/24 = 9 × 5/24 × 5 = 45/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 24 = 120,
    45/5 = 45 × 24/5 × 24 = 1080/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    45/120 - 1080/120 = 45 - 1080/120 = -1035/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -69/8

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