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Subtract 8/6 from 45/10

1st number: 4 5/10, 2nd number: 1 2/6

45/10 - 8/6 is 19/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    45/10 = 45 × 3/10 × 3 = 135/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    8/6 = 8 × 5/6 × 5 = 40/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    135/30 - 40/30 = 135 - 40/30 = 95/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/6
  6. In mixed form: 31/6

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