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Subtract 2/72 from 30/10

1st number: 3 0/10, 2nd number: 2/72

30/10 - 2/72 is 107/36.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 72 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 36 = 360,
    30/10 = 30 × 36/10 × 36 = 1080/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    2/72 = 2 × 5/72 × 5 = 10/360
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    1080/360 - 10/360 = 1080 - 10/360 = 1070/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 107/36
  6. In mixed form: 235/36

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