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Subtract 7/5 from 4/10

1st number: 4/10, 2nd number: 1 2/5

4/10 - 7/5 is -1/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 5 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    4/10 = 4 × 1/10 × 1 = 4/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    7/5 = 7 × 2/5 × 2 = 14/10
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    4/10 - 14/10 = 4 - 14/10 = -10/10
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/1

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