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Subtract 10/42 from 14/30

14/30 - 10/42 is 8/35.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    14/30 = 14 × 7/30 × 7 = 98/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    10/42 = 10 × 5/42 × 5 = 50/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    98/210 - 50/210 = 98 - 50/210 = 48/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/35

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