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Subtract 10/4 from 14/6

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

14/6 - 10/4 is -1/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    14/6 = 14 × 2/6 × 2 = 28/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    10/4 = 10 × 3/4 × 3 = 30/12
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/12 - 30/12 = 28 - 30/12 = -2/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/6

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