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Subtract 7/10 from 30/24

1st number: 1 6/24, 2nd number: 7/10

30/24 - 7/10 is 11/20.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 10 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    30/24 = 30 × 5/24 × 5 = 150/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    7/10 = 7 × 12/10 × 12 = 84/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    150/120 - 84/120 = 150 - 84/120 = 66/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/20

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