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Subtract 1/10 from 8/5

1st number: 1 3/5, 2nd number: 1/10

8/5 - 1/10 is 3/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 10 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    8/5 = 8 × 2/5 × 2 = 16/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 1 = 10,
    1/10 = 1 × 1/10 × 1 = 1/10
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    16/10 - 1/10 = 16 - 1/10 = 15/10
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/2
  6. In mixed form: 11/2

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