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Subtract 1/10 from 10/5

1st number: 2 0/5, 2nd number: 1/10

10/5 - 1/10 is 19/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    10/5 = 10 × 2/5 × 2 = 20/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    1/10 = 1 × 1/10 × 1 = 1/10
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    20/10 - 1/10 = 20 - 1/10 = 19/10
  5. In mixed form: 19/10

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