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Subtract 2/48 from 30/16

1st number: 1 14/16, 2nd number: 2/48

30/16 - 2/48 is 11/6.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    30/16 = 30 × 3/16 × 3 = 90/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    2/48 = 2 × 1/48 × 1 = 2/48
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    90/48 - 2/48 = 90 - 2/48 = 88/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/6
  6. In mixed form: 15/6

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