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Subtract 4/5 from 8/3

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 4/5

8/3 - 4/5 is 28/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 5 is 15
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 5 = 15,
    8/3 = 8 × 5/3 × 5 = 40/15
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 3 = 15,
    4/5 = 4 × 3/5 × 3 = 12/15
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/15 - 12/15 = 40 - 12/15 = 28/15
  5. In mixed form: 113/15

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