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Subtract 2/24 from 30/2

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 2/24

30/2 - 2/24 is 179/12.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 12 = 24,
    30/2 = 30 × 12/2 × 12 = 360/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    2/24 = 2 × 1/24 × 1 = 2/24
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    360/24 - 2/24 = 360 - 2/24 = 358/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 179/12
  6. In mixed form: 1411/12

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