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Subtract 24/5 from 15/3

1st number: 5 0/3, 2nd number: 4 4/5

15/3 - 24/5 is 1/5.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,
    15/3 = 15 × 5/3 × 5 = 75/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    24/5 = 24 × 3/5 × 3 = 72/15
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/15 - 72/15 = 75 - 72/15 = 3/15
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/5

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