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Subtract 2/84 from 30/16

1st number: 1 14/16, 2nd number: 2/84

30/16 - 2/84 is 311/168.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 84 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 21 = 336,
    30/16 = 30 × 21/16 × 21 = 630/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 4 = 336,
    2/84 = 2 × 4/84 × 4 = 8/336
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    630/336 - 8/336 = 630 - 8/336 = 622/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 311/168
  6. In mixed form: 1143/168

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