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Subtract 15/7 from 2/4

1st number: 2/4, 2nd number: 2 1/7

2/4 - 15/7 is -23/14.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    2/4 = 2 × 7/4 × 7 = 14/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    15/7 = 15 × 4/7 × 4 = 60/28
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    14/28 - 60/28 = 14 - 60/28 = -46/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -23/14

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