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Subtract 42/3 from 1/30

1st number: 1/30, 2nd number: 14 0/3

1/30 - 42/3 is -419/30.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 3 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    1/30 = 1 × 1/30 × 1 = 1/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 10 = 30,
    42/3 = 42 × 10/3 × 10 = 420/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1/30 - 420/30 = 1 - 420/30 = -419/30

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