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Subtract 70/24 from 30/10

1st number: 3 0/10, 2nd number: 2 22/24

30/10 - 70/24 is 1/12.

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,
    30/10 = 30 × 12/10 × 12 = 360/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    70/24 = 70 × 5/24 × 5 = 350/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    360/120 - 350/120 = 360 - 350/120 = 10/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/12

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