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Subtract 7/6 from 1/30

1st number: 1/30, 2nd number: 1 1/6

1/30 - 7/6 is -17/15.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 6 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 6 × 5 = 30,
    7/6 = 7 × 5/6 × 5 = 35/30
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1/30 - 35/30 = 1 - 35/30 = -34/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -17/15

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