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Subtract 10/84 from 2/6

2/6 - 10/84 is 3/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    2/6 = 2 × 14/6 × 14 = 28/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    10/84 = 10 × 1/84 × 1 = 10/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/84 - 10/84 = 28 - 10/84 = 18/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/14

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