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Subtract 5/10 from 10/4

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 5/10

10/4 - 5/10 is 2/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 10 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    10/4 = 10 × 5/4 × 5 = 50/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    5/10 = 5 × 2/10 × 2 = 10/20
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/20 - 10/20 = 50 - 10/20 = 40/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/1

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