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Subtract 10/7 from 10/3

1st number: 3 1/3, 2nd number: 1 3/7

10/3 - 10/7 is 40/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 7 is 21
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 7 = 21,
    10/3 = 10 × 7/3 × 7 = 70/21
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 3 = 21,
    10/7 = 10 × 3/7 × 3 = 30/21
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/21 - 30/21 = 70 - 30/21 = 40/21
  5. In mixed form: 119/21

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