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Subtract 4/30 from 15/42

15/42 - 4/30 is 47/210.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    15/42 = 15 × 5/42 × 5 = 75/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    4/30 = 4 × 7/30 × 7 = 28/210
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    75/210 - 28/210 = 75 - 28/210 = 47/210

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