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Subtract 7/24 from 3/10

3/10 - 7/24 is 1/120.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    3/10 = 3 × 12/10 × 12 = 36/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    7/24 = 7 × 5/24 × 5 = 35/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    36/120 - 35/120 = 36 - 35/120 = 1/120

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