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Subtract 30/4 from 14/2

1st number: 7 0/2, 2nd number: 7 2/4

14/2 - 30/4 is -1/2.

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,
    14/2 = 14 × 2/2 × 2 = 28/4
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,
    30/4 = 30 × 1/4 × 1 = 30/4
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    28/4 - 30/4 = 28 - 30/4 = -2/4
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/2

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