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Subtract 14/10 from 5/6

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

5/6 - 14/10 is -17/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    5/6 = 5 × 5/6 × 5 = 25/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    14/10 = 14 × 3/10 × 3 = 42/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    25/30 - 42/30 = 25 - 42/30 = -17/30

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