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Subtract 6/24 from 10/5

1st number: 2 0/5, 2nd number: 6/24

10/5 - 6/24 is 7/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 24 = 120,
    10/5 = 10 × 24/5 × 24 = 240/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    6/24 = 6 × 5/24 × 5 = 30/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    240/120 - 30/120 = 240 - 30/120 = 210/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/4
  6. In mixed form: 13/4

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