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Subtract 4/56 from 2/30

2/30 - 4/56 is -1/210.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    2/30 = 2 × 28/30 × 28 = 56/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    4/56 = 4 × 15/56 × 15 = 60/840
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    56/840 - 60/840 = 56 - 60/840 = -4/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -1/210

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