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Subtract 7/45 from 3/10

3/10 - 7/45 is 13/90.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    3/10 = 3 × 9/10 × 9 = 27/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    7/45 = 7 × 2/45 × 2 = 14/90
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    27/90 - 14/90 = 27 - 14/90 = 13/90

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