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Subtract 10/54 from 24/10

1st number: 2 4/10, 2nd number: 10/54

24/10 - 10/54 is 299/135.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 27 = 270,
    24/10 = 24 × 27/10 × 27 = 648/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    10/54 = 10 × 5/54 × 5 = 50/270
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    648/270 - 50/270 = 648 - 50/270 = 598/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 299/135
  6. In mixed form: 229/135

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