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Subtract 2/24 from 2/30

2/30 - 2/24 is -1/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    2/30 = 2 × 4/30 × 4 = 8/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    2/24 = 2 × 5/24 × 5 = 10/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    8/120 - 10/120 = 8 - 10/120 = -2/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/60

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