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Subtract 2/30 from 14/80

14/80 - 2/30 is 13/120.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 30 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    14/80 = 14 × 3/80 × 3 = 42/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    2/30 = 2 × 8/30 × 8 = 16/240
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    42/240 - 16/240 = 42 - 16/240 = 26/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/120

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