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Subtract 8/14 from 10/3

1st number: 3 1/3, 2nd number: 8/14

10/3 - 8/14 is 58/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 14 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    10/3 = 10 × 14/3 × 14 = 140/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    8/14 = 8 × 3/14 × 3 = 24/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    140/42 - 24/42 = 140 - 24/42 = 116/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 58/21
  6. In mixed form: 216/21

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