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Subtract 8/4 from 10/3

1st number: 3 1/3, 2nd number: 2 0/4

10/3 - 8/4 is 4/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    10/3 = 10 × 4/3 × 4 = 40/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    8/4 = 8 × 3/4 × 3 = 24/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/12 - 24/12 = 40 - 24/12 = 16/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/3
  6. In mixed form: 11/3

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