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Subtract 45/42 from 28/10

1st number: 2 8/10, 2nd number: 1 3/42

28/10 - 45/42 is 121/70.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 21 = 210,
    28/10 = 28 × 21/10 × 21 = 588/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    45/42 = 45 × 5/42 × 5 = 225/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    588/210 - 225/210 = 588 - 225/210 = 363/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 121/70
  6. In mixed form: 151/70

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