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Subtract 24/10 from 5/3

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 2 4/10

5/3 - 24/10 is -11/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 10 = 30,
    5/3 = 5 × 10/3 × 10 = 50/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    24/10 = 24 × 3/10 × 3 = 72/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    50/30 - 72/30 = 50 - 72/30 = -22/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -11/15

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