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Subtract 10/84 from 6/3

1st number: 2 0/3, 2nd number: 10/84

6/3 - 10/84 is 79/42.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    6/3 = 6 × 28/3 × 28 = 168/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    10/84 = 10 × 1/84 × 1 = 10/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    168/84 - 10/84 = 168 - 10/84 = 158/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/42
  6. In mixed form: 137/42

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