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Subtract 7/3 from 10/2

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 2 1/3

10/2 - 7/3 is 8/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 3 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 3 × 2 = 6,
    7/3 = 7 × 2/3 × 2 = 14/6
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/6 - 14/6 = 30 - 14/6 = 16/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/3
  6. In mixed form: 22/3

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