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Subtract 5/54 from 2/30

2/30 - 5/54 is -7/270.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 9 = 270,
    2/30 = 2 × 9/30 × 9 = 18/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    5/54 = 5 × 5/54 × 5 = 25/270
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    18/270 - 25/270 = 18 - 25/270 = -7/270

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