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Subtract 2/30 from 2/8

2/8 - 2/30 is 11/60.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    2/8 = 2 × 15/8 × 15 = 30/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    2/30 = 2 × 4/30 × 4 = 8/120
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/120 - 8/120 = 30 - 8/120 = 22/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/60

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