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Subtract 2/4 from 1/2

1/2 - 2/4 is 0/1.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 4 is 4
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,
    1/2 = 1 × 2/2 × 2 = 2/4
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,
    2/4 = 2 × 1/4 × 1 = 2/4
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    2/4 - 2/4 = 2 - 2/4 = 0/4
  5. The answer is 0

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