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Subtract 2/21 from 10/2

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 2/21

10/2 - 2/21 is 103/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 21 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 21 = 42,
    10/2 = 10 × 21/2 × 21 = 210/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    2/21 = 2 × 2/21 × 2 = 4/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    210/42 - 4/42 = 210 - 4/42 = 206/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 103/21
  6. In mixed form: 419/21

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