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Subtract 42/3 from 10/84

1st number: 10/84, 2nd number: 14 0/3

10/84 - 42/3 is -583/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 3 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    10/84 = 10 × 1/84 × 1 = 10/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    42/3 = 42 × 28/3 × 28 = 1176/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    10/84 - 1176/84 = 10 - 1176/84 = -1166/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -583/42

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