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Subtract 2/24 from 90/48

1st number: 1 42/48, 2nd number: 2/24

90/48 - 2/24 is 43/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 24 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    90/48 = 90 × 1/48 × 1 = 90/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 2 = 48,
    2/24 = 2 × 2/24 × 2 = 4/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/48 - 4/48 = 90 - 4/48 = 86/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/24
  6. In mixed form: 119/24

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