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Subtract 10/7 from 45/6

1st number: 7 3/6, 2nd number: 1 3/7

45/6 - 10/7 is 85/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    45/6 = 45 × 7/6 × 7 = 315/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    10/7 = 10 × 6/7 × 6 = 60/42
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    315/42 - 60/42 = 315 - 60/42 = 255/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/14
  6. In mixed form: 61/14

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