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Subtract 10/42 from 42/3

1st number: 14 0/3, 2nd number: 10/42

42/3 - 10/42 is 289/21.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 14 = 42,
    42/3 = 42 × 14/3 × 14 = 588/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    10/42 = 10 × 1/42 × 1 = 10/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    588/42 - 10/42 = 588 - 10/42 = 578/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 289/21
  6. In mixed form: 1316/21

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