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Subtract 3/15 from 10/4

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 3/15

10/4 - 3/15 is 23/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 15 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    10/4 = 10 × 15/4 × 15 = 150/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    3/15 = 3 × 4/15 × 4 = 12/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/60 - 12/60 = 150 - 12/60 = 138/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/10
  6. In mixed form: 23/10

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