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Subtract 10/4 from 2/15

1st number: 2/15, 2nd number: 2 2/4

2/15 - 10/4 is -71/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 4 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    2/15 = 2 × 4/15 × 4 = 8/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    10/4 = 10 × 15/4 × 15 = 150/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/60 - 150/60 = 8 - 150/60 = -142/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -71/30

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