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Subtract 4/6 from 8/10

8/10 - 4/6 is 2/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    8/10 = 8 × 3/10 × 3 = 24/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    4/6 = 4 × 5/6 × 5 = 20/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    24/30 - 20/30 = 24 - 20/30 = 4/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/15

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