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Subtract 30/18 from 2/6

1st number: 2/6, 2nd number: 1 12/18

2/6 - 30/18 is -4/3.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    2/6 = 2 × 3/6 × 3 = 6/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    30/18 = 30 × 1/18 × 1 = 30/18
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    6/18 - 30/18 = 6 - 30/18 = -24/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -4/3

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