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Subtract 7/12 from 30/14

1st number: 2 2/14, 2nd number: 7/12

30/14 - 7/12 is 131/84.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    30/14 = 30 × 6/14 × 6 = 180/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    7/12 = 7 × 7/12 × 7 = 49/84
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    180/84 - 49/84 = 180 - 49/84 = 131/84
  5. In mixed form: 147/84

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