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Subtract 3/4 from 10/15

10/15 - 3/4 is -1/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 4 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    10/15 = 10 × 4/15 × 4 = 40/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    3/4 = 3 × 15/4 × 15 = 45/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/60 - 45/60 = 40 - 45/60 = -5/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/12

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