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Subtract 15/10 from 6/5

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

6/5 - 15/10 is -3/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    6/5 = 6 × 2/5 × 2 = 12/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    15/10 = 15 × 1/10 × 1 = 15/10
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    12/10 - 15/10 = 12 - 15/10 = -3/10

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