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Subtract 2/6 from 10/2

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 2/6

10/2 - 2/6 is 14/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,
    10/2 = 10 × 3/2 × 3 = 30/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    2/6 = 2 × 1/6 × 1 = 2/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/6 - 2/6 = 30 - 2/6 = 28/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/3
  6. In mixed form: 42/3

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