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Subtract 14/10 from 8/15

1st number: 8/15, 2nd number: 1 4/10

8/15 - 14/10 is -13/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 2 = 30,
    8/15 = 8 × 2/15 × 2 = 16/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    14/10 = 14 × 3/10 × 3 = 42/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    16/30 - 42/30 = 16 - 42/30 = -26/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -13/15

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