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Subtract 25/30 from 10/24

10/24 - 25/30 is -5/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    10/24 = 10 × 5/24 × 5 = 50/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    25/30 = 25 × 4/30 × 4 = 100/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/120 - 100/120 = 50 - 100/120 = -50/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -5/12

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