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Subtract 15/6 from 10/24

1st number: 10/24, 2nd number: 2 3/6

10/24 - 15/6 is -25/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 6 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    10/24 = 10 × 1/24 × 1 = 10/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    15/6 = 15 × 4/6 × 4 = 60/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    10/24 - 60/24 = 10 - 60/24 = -50/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -25/12

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