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Subtract 14/10 from 2/48

1st number: 2/48, 2nd number: 1 4/10

2/48 - 14/10 is -163/120.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 10 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    2/48 = 2 × 5/48 × 5 = 10/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 24 = 240,
    14/10 = 14 × 24/10 × 24 = 336/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    10/240 - 336/240 = 10 - 336/240 = -326/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -163/120

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