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Subtract 1/10 from 8/4

1st number: 2 0/4, 2nd number: 1/10

8/4 - 1/10 is 19/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 10 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 5 = 20,
    8/4 = 8 × 5/4 × 5 = 40/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    1/10 = 1 × 2/10 × 2 = 2/20
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    40/20 - 2/20 = 40 - 2/20 = 38/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/10
  6. In mixed form: 19/10

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