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Subtract 10/6 from 2/3

1st number: 2/3, 2nd number: 1 4/6

2/3 - 10/6 is -1/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    2/3 = 2 × 2/3 × 2 = 4/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    10/6 = 10 × 1/6 × 1 = 10/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4/6 - 10/6 = 4 - 10/6 = -6/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/1

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