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Subtract 9/28 from 10/4

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 9/28

10/4 - 9/28 is 61/28.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 28 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 28 × 1 = 28,
    9/28 = 9 × 1/28 × 1 = 9/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    70/28 - 9/28 = 70 - 9/28 = 61/28
  5. In mixed form: 25/28

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