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Subtract 5/24 from 4/10

4/10 - 5/24 is 23/120.

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,
    4/10 = 4 × 12/10 × 12 = 48/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    5/24 = 5 × 5/24 × 5 = 25/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    48/120 - 25/120 = 48 - 25/120 = 23/120

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