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Subtract 8/18 from 15/10

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 8/18

15/10 - 8/18 is 19/18.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    15/10 = 15 × 9/10 × 9 = 135/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    8/18 = 8 × 5/18 × 5 = 40/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    135/90 - 40/90 = 135 - 40/90 = 95/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/18
  6. In mixed form: 11/18

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