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Subtract 28/10 from 15/30

1st number: 15/30, 2nd number: 2 8/10

15/30 - 28/10 is -23/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    15/30 = 15 × 1/30 × 1 = 15/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    28/10 = 28 × 3/10 × 3 = 84/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    15/30 - 84/30 = 15 - 84/30 = -69/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -23/10

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