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24 - 15 is 310.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 4 and 5 is**20**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 20 - For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,

24 = 2 × 54 × 5 = 1020 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,

15 = 1 × 45 × 4 = 420 - Subtract the two like fractions:

1020 - 420 = 10 - 420 = 620 - After reducing the fraction, the answer is 310

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