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Subtract 7/8 from 10/6

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 7/8

10/6 - 7/8 is 19/24.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    10/6 = 10 × 4/6 × 4 = 40/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    7/8 = 7 × 3/8 × 3 = 21/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/24 - 21/24 = 40 - 21/24 = 19/24

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