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    What is 5/10 minus 4/10?

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    5/10 - 4/10 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is the difference between 5/10 and 4/10 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    5/10-4/10 equals to
    5/10 - 4/10 = 1/10
    Hence, 5/10 - 4/10 is equal to 1/10.
    where
    5/10 is a fraction as a minuend,
    4/10 is a fraction as a subtrahend,
    1/10 is the difference between 5/10 and 4/10.

    5/10 minus 4/10 as a decimal
    5/10 - 4/10 = 1/10
    1/10 = 0.1
    Hence, 5/10-4/10 can be written as 0.1 in decimal.
    where
    0.1 is the difference between 5/10 and 4/10.

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    How-to: 5/10 - 4/10 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation for subtracting 5/10 from 4/10 shows how to find what is the difference between 5/10 and 4/10.

    Problem and Workout:
    What is 5/10 minus 4/10 as a fraction?
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 5/10
    Fraction B: 4/10

    What to be found?
    5/10-4/10 = ?
    Find what's the difference of 5/10 and 4/10.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 5/10 and 4/10 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction subtraction. Since the denominators of given fractions 5/10 and 4/10 are equal to each other, it is said to be like fractions subtraction.

    step 3 For like fractions subtraction, write the fractions 5/10 and 4/10 in subtraction expression form like the below:
    Difference = 5/10 - 4/10


    step 4Take the common value 1/10 out from the expression and rewrite the expression like the below:
    = 1/10 x (5 /1 - 4 /1)
    = 1/10 x (5 - 4)


    step 5Simplify the above expression further:
    = 1/10 x 1
    = 1/10
    5/10 - 4/10 = 1/10

    Hence,
    5/10 minus 4/10 equals to 1/10

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