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Subtract 5/18 from 10/24

10/24 - 5/18 is 5/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    10/24 = 10 × 3/24 × 3 = 30/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    5/18 = 5 × 4/18 × 4 = 20/72
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/72 - 20/72 = 30 - 20/72 = 10/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/36

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