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Subtract 15/30 from 54/5

1st number: 10 4/5, 2nd number: 15/30

54/5 - 15/30 is 103/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    54/5 = 54 × 6/5 × 6 = 324/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    15/30 = 15 × 1/30 × 1 = 15/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    324/30 - 15/30 = 324 - 15/30 = 309/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 103/10
  6. In mixed form: 103/10

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