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Subtract 7/10 from 84/15

1st number: 5 9/15, 2nd number: 7/10

84/15 - 7/10 is 49/10.

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,
    84/15 = 84 × 2/15 × 2 = 168/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    7/10 = 7 × 3/10 × 3 = 21/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    168/30 - 21/30 = 168 - 21/30 = 147/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/10
  6. In mixed form: 49/10

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