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Subtract 8/12 from 15/10

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 8/12

15/10 - 8/12 is 5/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    15/10 = 15 × 6/10 × 6 = 90/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    8/12 = 8 × 5/12 × 5 = 40/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/60 - 40/60 = 90 - 40/60 = 50/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/6

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