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Subtract 5/14 from 10/4

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 5/14

10/4 - 5/14 is 15/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 14 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    10/4 = 10 × 7/4 × 7 = 70/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 2 = 28,
    5/14 = 5 × 2/14 × 2 = 10/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/28 - 10/28 = 70 - 10/28 = 60/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 15/7
  6. In mixed form: 21/7

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