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Subtract 70/18 from 24/10

1st number: 2 4/10, 2nd number: 3 16/18

24/10 - 70/18 is -67/45.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    24/10 = 24 × 9/10 × 9 = 216/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    70/18 = 70 × 5/18 × 5 = 350/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    216/90 - 350/90 = 216 - 350/90 = -134/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -67/45

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