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Subtract 10/4 from 14/3

1st number: 4 2/3, 2nd number: 2 2/4

14/3 - 10/4 is 13/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    14/3 = 14 × 4/3 × 4 = 56/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    10/4 = 10 × 3/4 × 3 = 30/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    56/12 - 30/12 = 56 - 30/12 = 26/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/6
  6. In mixed form: 21/6

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