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Subtract 70/42 from 14/30

1st number: 14/30, 2nd number: 1 28/42

14/30 - 70/42 is -6/5.

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,
    70/42 = 70 × 5/42 × 5 = 350/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    98/210 - 350/210 = 98 - 350/210 = -252/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -6/5

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