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Subtract 18/24 from 15/10

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 18/24

15/10 - 18/24 is 3/4.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    15/10 = 15 × 12/10 × 12 = 180/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    18/24 = 18 × 5/24 × 5 = 90/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/120 - 90/120 = 180 - 90/120 = 90/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/4

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