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Subtract 9/7 from 9/24

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

9/24 - 9/7 is -51/56.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 7 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    9/24 = 9 × 7/24 × 7 = 63/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,
    9/7 = 9 × 24/7 × 24 = 216/168
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    63/168 - 216/168 = 63 - 216/168 = -153/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -51/56

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