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Subtract 1/24 from 90/2

1st number: 45 0/2, 2nd number: 1/24

90/2 - 1/24 is 1079/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 12 = 24,
    90/2 = 90 × 12/2 × 12 = 1080/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    1/24 = 1 × 1/24 × 1 = 1/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1080/24 - 1/24 = 1080 - 1/24 = 1079/24
  5. In mixed form: 4423/24

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