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Subtract 7/10 from 10/4

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 7/10

10/4 - 7/10 is 9/5.

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,
    7/10 = 7 × 2/10 × 2 = 14/20
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/20 - 14/20 = 50 - 14/20 = 36/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/5
  6. In mixed form: 14/5

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