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Subtract 9/24 from 8/10

8/10 - 9/24 is 17/40.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    8/10 = 8 × 12/10 × 12 = 96/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    9/24 = 9 × 5/24 × 5 = 45/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    96/120 - 45/120 = 96 - 45/120 = 51/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/40

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