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Subtract 6/10 from 1/24

1/24 - 6/10 is -67/120.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 10 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    1/24 = 1 × 5/24 × 5 = 5/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    6/10 = 6 × 12/10 × 12 = 72/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    5/120 - 72/120 = 5 - 72/120 = -67/120

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