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Subtract 56/7 from 30/14

1st number: 2 2/14, 2nd number: 8 0/7

30/14 - 56/7 is -41/7.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    30/14 = 30 × 1/14 × 1 = 30/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    56/7 = 56 × 2/7 × 2 = 112/14
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    30/14 - 112/14 = 30 - 112/14 = -82/14
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is -41/7

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